How to remove the AutoKMS_VL_ALL virus

Most antivirus programs identify AutoKMS_VL_ALL.exe as malware—such as Sophos identifies it as Generic PUA AA (PUA), and Microsoft identifies it as HackTool:Win32/AutoKMS.

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AutoKMS_VL_ALL.exe file information

The process known as AutoKMS_VL_ALL-high or 7z Setup SFX (version (x86)) belongs to software AutoKMS_VL_ALL-high or 7-Zip SFX by MDL or Oleg N. Scherbakov.

Description: AutoKMS_VL_ALL.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. AutoKMS_VL_ALL.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 670,227 bytes (66% of all occurrences) or 619,996 bytes. 
The file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The program is not visible. It is not a Windows core file. AutoKMS_VL_ALL.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 58% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Recommended: Identify AutoKMS_VL_ALL.exe related errors

Important: You should check the AutoKMS_VL_ALL.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

Usualy installed with others programs, if you accept their terms. AutoKMS_VL_ALL.exe is changing your DNS.
  Florin K.  

Summary: Average user rating of AutoKMS_VL_ALL.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks AutoKMS_VL_ALL.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it.

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Best practices for resolving AutoKMS_VL_ALL issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: ASecurity Task Manager examines the active AutoKMS_VL_ALL process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known Banti-malware tool tells you if the AutoKMS_VL_ALL.exe on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

Other processes

AutoKMS_VL_ALL.exe [all]