avp.exe. Is it a virus?

The avp.exe process could be a RBOT-GCV and have nothing to do with Kaspersky Internet Security. If you are looking for information about the legitimate version of avp.exe, click here.

It’s not absolutely clear which product this file is part of and who is its author. It’s a hidden file. Avp.exe is usually located in the %SYSTEM% folder and its usual size is 1,583,104 bytes.

This file could be a trojan or a network worm. Trojans can steal important data from your computer. Worms can significantly decrease your Internet connection speed and download new malware onto your computer. Scan your computer with Auslogics Antivirus to make sure it's not infected.


Disable and delete the avp.exe process as soon as possible. Most likely it is a virus, a trojan, or some other malware. Before disabling this file make sure it is not a legitimate file that is also called avp.exe.


Author: UnknownPart Of: UnknownCommon path(s): %SYSTEM%


Malware risk: Scan your PC for viruses and Trojans
Run an antivirus scan to ensure your PC is clean and safe.
Registry Errors: Free scan (run Registry Cleaner)Uninstallation: N/A Uninstall (run Unistall Manager)Disk & Memory Usage: N/A Free scan (run Task Manager)

User opinions

avp.exe has the following rating: 2.0
based on 6 user opinions.
Add your comment
Thank you for your comment!
by Alexey on Dec 24, 2010 at 01:22 AM

This is a virus. Legitime file should be in the %PRGORAM FILES% and you may read about it http://www.fileinspect.com/fileinfo/avp-exe/

4 | 1
by Me on Feb 16, 2010 at 06:45 AM

This is a virus that pretends to be KIS. The legitimate avp.exe should be in the Windows folder, not the System folder.

5 | 0
by rdc4201979 on Oct 16, 2009 at 01:32 PM

and if you dont have kaspersky antivirus installed on your computer then what is it???? because i have never installed that program but i have the avp.exe running on my system

5 | 2
by - on Sep 13, 2009 at 09:01 AM

It's Kaspersky Antivirus... -.-

1 | 7
by N3 on Jul 31, 2009 at 05:34 PM

LMAO whoever believes avp is a trojan sure has formated his pc too many times already KIS also has the avp.exe

1 | 5
by zek on Jun 25, 2009 at 04:43 AM

its kaspersky antivirus...

7 | 3
Add your comment
Your name:
Your rating:
unrated file
Characters Type the characters you see in the picture:
Show another picture