What is Avira.Systray.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the Avira.Systray.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Avira.Systray.exe file information

The process known as Avira Launcher or Avira belongs to software Avira.Systray or Avira Launcher by Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG.

Description: Avira.Systray.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Avira.Systray.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 151,776 bytes (12% of all occurrences), 134,368 bytes and 18 more variants. 
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. The file has a digital signature. Avira.Systray.exe is not a Windows system file. The process can be removed using the Control Panel's Add\Remove programs applet. The file is a Verisign signed file. The process uses ports to connect to or from a LAN or the Internet. Therefore the technical security rating is 4% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If any problems with Avira.Systray.exe occur, you can remove the entire program Avira or Avira Launcher using Windows Control Panel or ask the developer,, for support.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Avira.Systray.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the Avira.Systray.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

das programm gehört zum avira virenschutz programm

Summary: Average user rating of Avira.Systray.exe: based on 3 votes with 1 user comment. 3 users think Avira.Systray.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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Best practices for resolving Avira issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with Avira. 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.

To help you analyze the Avira.Systray.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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