How to remove the kavo virus

Most antivirus programs identify kavo.exe as malware—for example TrendMicro identifies it as Mal_NSAnti-1 or TSPY_ONLINEG.MC, and Symantec identifies it as Trojan.Packed.NsAnti or Infostealer.Lineage.

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Kavo.exe file information

The kavo.exe process does not have any vendor information.

Description: Kavo.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Kavo.exe is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 119,511 bytes (5% of all occurrences), 122,302 bytes and 15 more variants. 
The program has a visible window. There is no file information. The program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: Run). The kavo.exe file is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 39% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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Important: You should check the kavo.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

KAVO.EXE is Troj/Lineag-AW

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

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Best practices for resolving kavo issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: ASecurity Task Manager examines the active kavo process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known Banti-malware tool tells you if the kavo.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

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