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

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Process name: AVG Launcher

Product: AVG Anti-Virus system

Support: Help link   Update link   Uninstall tool  

Company: AVG Technologies (avg.com)

File: avgw.exe


The launcher for AVG AntiVirus, avgw.exe loads the necessary dll files for the AVG AntiVirus Suite. 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/avgw.exe.html 
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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 avgw.exe: based on 34 votes. Read also the 26 reviews.

  • 197 users ask for this file. 29 users rated it as not dangerous. One user rated it as not so dangerous. 2 users rated it as neutral. 2 users rated it as dangerous. 2 users didn't rate it ("don't know").

All comments about avgw.exe:
AVG Anti Virus  See also: Link Docteur Maboul
AVG Anti Virus valu
AVG Antivirus
AVG Anti-Virus System  See also: Link Tragé
AVG anti virus  See also: Link Adam
It's an free anti-virus program called AVG.  See also: Link Matthew Boyd
AVG Anti-virus.. don't worry! Dunmaster
It is an internal anti-virus monitoring program in Grisoft's AVG 7.1. There are several versions of AVG, one free and others for a fee.  See also: Link John Lewis Highsmith
Grisoft Antivirus Gries
AVG Anti-virus  See also: Link
AVG Harmless Eduardo
good antivirus software P.Hristov
avg is a great product
takes up loads of CPU at startup, but a good reliable little app
AVG Antivirus, runs in the background. Should be the resident shield, based on constant cpu usage.  See also: Link
Not Dangerous
This process can cause performance degradation. It is harmless by itself, but you may find that it eats up a LOT of CPU cycles, and forces your computer to constantly it the Virtual Memory Cache. Kyle Maxwell
AVG AntiVirus process Pepe
its Anti-virus-guard , harmless  See also: Link Oracle
it is meant to protect your system, however the free version is horrible DB
avgw.exe pops up with each boot of XP and return from standby. If I leave it alone it will remain for hours interfearing with any program I attempt to run. awicia
if avgw.exe is eatign up your CPU, open AVG, Click 'scheduled tasks', double-click on 'test plan in basic mode' and uncheck the box that says 'periodically start scheduled antivirus test'. This should stop avgw.exe from eating up your CPU gr34t_adida
Main Module of AVG anti virus John
SAFE. The famous AVG anti-virus software. This protects your system against many threats 24-7.
It s100% safe  See also: Link Segadora
this is an exe file to run antivirus scaning

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