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A Virus Named TOM


A Virus Named TOM is a software program developed by Misfits Attic. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named AVNT.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 2.75 MB (2,886,457 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 58% of users of A Virus Named TOM come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.avirusnamedtom.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Games\Steam\steamapps\common\A Virus Named TOM
Uninstaller: "C:\Games\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/207650
Estimated size: 2.75 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by A Virus Named TOM

Program executable:AVNT.exe
Name:A Virus Named TOM
Path:C:\Program Files\Misfits Attic\A Virus Named TOM\AVNT.exe
Additional files:
  • AVNT.exe - A Virus Named TOM
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API (Steam Client API ([email protected]))
  • AVNTSteamWrapper.dll
  • ChainingdotNet4.exe
  • MySql.Data.dll (by Oracle)
  • SlimDX.dll
  • AVNTCommon.dll (by Microsoft) - AVNTCommon
  • dotNetFx40_Client_x86_x64.exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile (Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile Setup)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • AVNT.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\A Virus Named TOM\AVNT.exe'.

How do I remove A Virus Named TOM?

You can uninstall A Virus Named TOM from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program A Virus Named TOM, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove A Virus Named TOM.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.05%
Windows 10 47.89%
Windows Vista 1.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.94%
Windows 8.1 17.02%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.49%
Windows 10 Home 11.70%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.11%
Windows 7 Professional 10.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.83% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.83%
  United Kingdom 9.24%
  Australia 5.22%
  Germany 4.02%
  Canada 4.02%
  France 3.21%
  Belgium 1.61%
  Finland 1.61%
  Netherlands 1.61%
  DK 1.61%
  Czech Republic 1.20%
  Norway 0.80%
  New Zealand 0.80%
  Italy 0.80%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 21.43%
Hewlett-Packard 18.75%
Acer 15.18%
Dell 12.50%
Lenovo 11.61%
Toshiba 4.46%
Alienware 3.57%
American Megatrends 1.79%
Apple 0.89%
Common models
MSI MS-7821 5.22%
ASUS All Series 5.22%
Gigabyte M68MT-S2 1.74%
Gigabyte H55M-S2H 1.74%
LENOVO 20217 1.74%
MSI MS-7751 1.74%


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