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Process name: AVG Update Service

Product: AVG Anti-Virus system

Support: Help link   Update link   Uninstall tool  

Company: AVG Technologies (avg.com)

File: avgupsvc.exe


The update service for AVG AntiVirus, this application runs as a background process and monitors the AVG website for updates to software and virus definitions. If updates are detected, they are automatically downloaded and installed. AVG AntiVirus includes on-access real-time scanning as well as the ability to run instant or scheduled on-demand scans. Founded in 1991, AVG Technologies is based in the Netherlands and focuses primarily on security software.http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/avgupsvc.exe.html 
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Users Opinions

Average user rating of avgupsvc.exe: based on 28 votes. Read also the 15 reviews.

  • 206 users ask for this file. 23 users rated it as not dangerous. 2 users rated it as neutral. 3 users rated it as dangerous.

All comments about avgupsvc.exe:
part of AVG anti virus  See also: Link
AVG Anti-Virus System UpdateService valu
this is AVG antivirus update software  See also: Link DAvidaK
AVG - Update-Manager!  See also: Link Tragé
part of ACG, safe Tom
it updates avg to make sure your protected agianst viruses
AVG Anti-Virus Auto-Updater... safe Matthew
AVG antivirus stuff, it all good RENO
AVG update service D. Hubenov
Used for auto updates, if you update manually then this process in not needed, for Windows XP, for Windows XP hold Windows key + R, then type services.msc in the run box find AVG7 Update Service, right click select properties, for startup type select disabled, then click log on tab, select disable, then apply and OK , remember to run updates manually. Tony Maltasante
utilized large percentage of cpu while running and takes a long time to run. Jennosophy
Part of AVG Antivirus James
part of avg
Part of AVG's update service. Linda Hall
Like they say,it is part of AVG's anti-virus software. What makes it dangerous is that it is impossibleto remove even using AVG's removal tool and in order to ensure the proper functioning of other software like McAfee all AVG software needs to be off your computer. In other words,because AVG does not want you to use other people's anti-virus software it makes sure that its software stays on your computer forever. Never ever use anything by AVG. It is more trouble than it's worth. Anthony Barnes

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