How to remove the kva8wr virus

Most antivirus programs identify kva8wr.exe as malware—for example Kaspersky identifies it as Worm.Win32.AutoRun.abno or Trojan-GameThief.Win32.Magania.avoy, and Microsoft identifies it as Worm:Win32/Taterf.B.

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Kva8wr.exe file information

There is relatively little known about this process along the lines of the following technical specificaitons.

Description: Kva8wr.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Kva8wr.exe is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 175,277 bytes (25% of all occurrences), 171,244 bytes, 174,037 bytes or 175,761 bytes. 
The program has a visible window. There is no file information. The process is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: Run). The file is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 27% dangerous.

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Important: You should check the kva8wr.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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Best practices for resolving kva8wr issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: Security Task Manager examines the active kva8wr process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known anti-malware tool tells you if the kva8wr.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 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 repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

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