How to remove the KavU virus
Most antivirus programs identify KavU.exe as malware, e.g. McAfee identifies it as Downloader.gen.a, and BitDefender identifies it as Trojan.Generic.5791941.
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KavU.exe file information
Description: The file KavU.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\ or sometimes in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings".
The file size on Windows 7/XP is 47,104 bytes.
The program has a visible window. The process starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). File KavU.exe is not a Windows core file. KavU.exe seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 22% dangerous.
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If KavU.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 18% dangerous. The file size is 47,104 bytes. The program has a visible window. The file is not a Windows core file. The program listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as KavU.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the KavU.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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