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What is AVKTray.exe?

AVKTray.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if AVKTray.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

AVKTray.exe file information

The process known as G Data Security Software or AntiVirusKit Tray Application belongs to software G Data InternetSecurity (version 2014) or G DATA InternetSecurity by G DATA Software AG (www.gdatasoftware.com) or G Data Software AG (www.gdatasoftware.com).

Description: AVKTray.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. AVKTray.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 208,896 bytes (22% of all occurrences), 924,232 bytes and 21 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/avktray.exe.html 
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. AVKTray.exe is not a Windows core file. The file has a digital signature. AVKTray.exe is able to record inputs and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 30% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
In case of problems with AVKTray.exe, you can uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > AntiVirenKit InternetSecurity or G DATA InternetSecurity).

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If AVKTray.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files", the security rating is 32% dangerous. The file size is 208,896 bytes. The program has a visible window. There is no file information. AVKTray.exe is not a Windows system file.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as AVKTray.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the AVKTray.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

AntiVirenKit anwendung, die im SystemTray den Status der Frewall/des Virenscanners anzeigt
  Oliver Sahr  
Gehört zu AVK Internet Security 2007 (GDATA)
  Ben Luk  

Summary: Average user rating of AVKTray.exe: based on 2 votes with 2 user comments.
One user thinks AVKTray.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless.

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