What is avgamsvr.exe? Is avgamsvr.exe spyware or a virus?

How to fix avgamsvr.exe related problems?
1. Run Security Task Manager to check your avgamsvr process
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Process name: AVG Alert Manager

Product: AVG Anti-Virus system or AVG Anti-Virus System or AVG 7.5 Anti-Virus System or AVG7 Alert Manager Server or Actualtests.com

Support: Help link   Update link   Uninstall tool  

Company: GRISOFT, s.r.o (grisoft.com)

File: avgamsvr.exe


avgamsvr.exe is the Alert Manager component of the AVG Antivirus package from Grisoft. This program is responsible for handling various alerts that are provided to the user by the antivirus package when it is scanning for viruses and other malware. Disabling it will likely cause problems with the AVG antivirus and could compromise system security.http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/avgamsvr.exe.html 

If you want a detailed security rating about your avgamsvr.exe (and all other running background processes) read the following user opinions, and download the free trial version of Security Task Manager.

Note: Any malware can be named anything - so you should check where the files of the running processes are located on your disk. If a "non-Microsoft" .exe file is located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder, then there is a high risk for a virus, spyware, trojan or worm infection! Check it out!


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Users Opinions

Average user rating of avgamsvr.exe: based on 47 votes. Read also the 30 reviews.

  • 494 users ask for this file. 40 users rated it as not dangerous. One user rated it as not so dangerous. 2 users rated it as neutral. 3 users rated it as little bit dangerous. One user rated it as dangerous. 5 users didn't rate it ("don't know").

All comments about avgamsvr.exe:
part of AVG anti virus network edition  See also: Link
AVG Anti Virus  See also: Link Docteur Maboul
AVG Anti-Virus System Alarm Manager valu
The Virus Informationtracer for AVG! Tragé
part of AVG which is an anti-virus program-over one million people using it, so it shouldnt have anything malicious  See also: Link ticker
I noticed that my PC was running a little slow so I opened the task manger and looked at the processes and this one is using 90-98 percent of the CPU, is this normal? Dave
part of Avg Anti virus
alerts when virus detected!
AVG Antivirus procecess
avg anti virus
avg antivirus utility used to update and manage the control center DarkPower
I actually have another anti-virus program, McAfee Virus-Scan Enterprise(althogh my subscription expired and I did not renew it). Even though it hadn't been updated, it ran an automatic scan and picked up avgamsvr.exe as a Trojan. It might be a false alarm, but I'm not entirely sure.
as ticker said, also a very small resource hog Cpt_Howdy
part of an anti-virus program. anti-virus programs sometimes report other anti-virus programs as viruses or trojans.
AVG Control Alert Manager, I believe it's the resident scanner in AVG anti-virus  See also: Link JOhn
IT'S an essential part of AVG anti virus not dangerous at all Barnegat P. Blummis
part of AVG, safe, absolutely tom
part of AVG Has to be a false alarm over a million people have it on their computers. atomsmasher1
it's a good thing, it is protecting your pc.
Part of AVG, a great antivirus package Ras
AVG component - Safe Niall
AVG antivirus stuff, it all good RENO
It would only be using a lot of the CPU if the scanner was currently running. If it says 98% and the scanner isn't running, check that it's not another file NAMED the same as AVG Nancy
It chugs system. Wish my company didn't make us have it installed with current configuration. When used with Outlook it drains performance, often consuming 45-50% of CPU cycles (XP, Dual 2.66 GHx Xeon, 2GB RAM) RandomAccess
It make momery problem. its file size is directly propertional to time. I am using Adobe Illustrator 10, which required some memory spaces. Thats why it makes problem while we want to load any other program like Adobe Illustrator, AutoCAD, Corel Draw and so on. Because they required memeory but avgamsvr.exe occupy too much memory spaces continuously. Chandresh Kesri
safe, part of AVG, uses a lot of OS paged pool memory though, can cause crashes with source based games  See also: Link Dan
It is loaded on my computer and blocks my SMTP server. If I use the task manager to stop it from running, my email (Outlook 2003) works great. Daniel L. McGrew
It slows down my computer during the update process. You can avoid the slowdown by rebooting as soon as the update file is 100% downloaded. dave
Recommended to me by professional computer repairer Granpa
It is part of AVG's antivirus programs and it is impossible to remove even using AVG's removal tool. It is dangerous because it can interfere with the functioning of other anti-virus programs like McAfee. Due to it being hard to completely uninstall AVG, I advise others to never ever use their software. Ever. Anthony Barnes

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