How to remove the av_md virus
Most antivirus programs identify av_md.exe as malware, for example Microsoft identifies it as TrojanDownloader:Win32/Cutwail.AQ, and TrendMicro identifies it as TROJ_SHGRAY.SM.
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Av_md.exe file information
More precise details about what the av_md.exe process belongs to are not available. This is partly because the producer is not identified.
Description: av_md.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32 or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32 or in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 27,477 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 27,473 bytes and 5 more variants.
There is no file information. The program is not visible. The file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The program is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). It is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 80% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
Recommended: Identify av_md.exe related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as av_md.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the av_md.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.
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