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What is avkcks.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 avkcks.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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Avkcks.exe file information

The process known as G Data InternetSecurity (version 2011) or G Data TotalCare (version 2011) or G DATA InternetSecurity belongs to software G Data InternetSecurity (version 2011) or G Data TotalCare (version 2011) or G DATA InternetSecurity by G Data Software AG (www.gdatasoftware.com) or G DATA Software AG (www.gdatasoftware.com).

Description: Avkcks.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The avkcks.exe file is located in an undetermined folder. The file size on Windows 8/7/XP is 0 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/avkcks.exe.html 
The program has a visible window. There is no file information. Note: File does not exist any longer. The software starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: Userinit). It is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 25% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.
If you run into problems with avkcks.exe, you can uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > G Data InternetSecurity or G Data InternetSecurity 2011).

Recommended: Identify avkcks.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as avkcks.exe. Therefore, you should check the avkcks.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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User Comments

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Summary: Average user rating of avkcks.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks avkcks.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application.


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Best practices for resolving avkcks issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with avkcks. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic 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 resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off doing a repair of your installation, or in the case of Windows 8, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the avkcks.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security 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. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.



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