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cavrid.exe - What is cavrid.exe?


cavrid.exe Process Description:

The cavrid.exe file is a file that launches the process CA Antivirus Realtime Infection Report or the CavRid Application or CA Anti-Virus Realtime Infection Report. The cavrid.exe file also belongs to the Computer Associates Antivirus or CavRid Application or CA Anti-Virus or CA Internet Security Suite and most prominently, to the defunct eTrust EZ Antivirus program.

The cavrid.exe process is a non-essential file. However there are no known reports of the cavrid.exe process engaging in any malicious activity. The cavrid.exe process is a Verisign signed file. The cavrid.exe process also cannot be added into the computer system without the knowledge of the user.

The registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SOFTWARE/Microsoft/Windows/CurrentVersion/Run enables the cavrid.exe process to run automatically at startup. The cavrid.exe application runs invisibly in the background.

The cavrid.exe process has 5 versions released in the market, all under the name Computer Associates Antivirus. Version 7.1.6.0 has a file size of 185,896 KB and is placed in the Program Files folder under the subfolder internet security trust suite. Version 11.0.8.1 belongs in the same subfolder internet security suite with a file size of 185,896 KB.

Version 7.1.8.0 of the cavrid.exe process occupies 185,896 KB of space inside the eTrust EZ armor subfolder within the Program Files folder. Version 11.0.7.4 uses up 185,456 KB of space and is placed inside the antivirus subfolder within the yahoo! subfolder inside the Program Files folder. The 11.0.6.7 version uses up 185,456 KB of space and has the file path %PROGRAMFILES%/ca/etrust ez armor/etrust ez antivirus.

As a part of the eTrust EZ Armor Antivirus program. the CA Antivirus Real Time Infection report protects the user's system from incoming threats, while at the same time isolating existing dangers inside the system.

Though the eTrust AntiVirus line is no longer active, its makers, Computer Associates Int. Ltd. Still has a variety of protection and safety software that serve the same purpose.

Computer Associates Intl. Ltd. Offers home and home office anti virus, anti spyware, firewall, anti spam and security suite programs. They also offer CA Protection Suites programs for Small office use. There are also Software Trials and Free Scans available at the website. There is also a support center for home, home office and small business support.

Author: Computer Associates Int. Ltd..
Author URL: http://www.ca.com
Part of: CA Antivirus Realtime Infection Report
System Process: No
Application: Yes
Background Process: No
Uses Network: Yes
Uses Internet: Yes
Hardware Related: No
Common Path: C:/Program Files/Yahoo!/Antivirus/CAVRID.exe

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The Cause for cavrid.exe Errors:

A typical and frequent explanation for cavrid.exe errors is damage in the Windows program registry - repairs are necessary to avoid further corruption in other software and/or devices. During the time the errors remain your system remains capable of likely blue screen errors, hardware failure and fatal crashes.

cavrid.exe Errors - Common Symptoms:

cavrid.exe errors produce numerous symptoms, including but not limited to: system hangs while starting up or shutting down, programs lock up, reduced system performance, case speaker beeping, trouble saving files, sluggish behaviour and problems installing programs.

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