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

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Process name: AVG Anti-Spyware

Product: AntiVirus Guard

Support: Help link   Update link   Uninstall tool  

Company: AVG Technologies (avg.com)

File: Guard.exe

The main executable for the AVG Anti-Spyware Guard, this application is automatically set to start with Windows. Distributed with the AVG AntiVirus Suite, it monitors your internet activity and alerts you to the presence of spyware as you navigate the internet. Definitions are updated on a regular basis through synchronization with the AVG servers. 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.www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/guard.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 Guard.exe: based on 24 votes. Read also the 21 reviews.

  • 224 users ask for this file. 15 users rated it as not dangerous. 4 users rated it as not so dangerous. 3 users rated it as neutral. 2 users rated it as dangerous. 4 users didn't rate it ("don't know").

All comments about Guard.exe:
guard.exe is a program that is part of the "Ewido Anti-Spyware" program. Normally (on my machine), it is only found it the Ewido intallation folder, and in a Windows XP "Prefectch" section.  See also: Link Patrick Mullenax
Edwido Anti-Spyware Monitor - Same People as AVG Anti-Virus  See also: Link rabid
if you have it you installed it - its what it says it is
it's the background process of the "resident shield" function. It runs also if you disable that function and it always starts with windows. Because it's a windows service you can disable it. Ezio
Part of AVG anti-spyware program  See also: Link Col
Part of AVG security monitor  See also: Link Warren
AVG Anti-Spyware Guard
Used by AVG Anti-Spyware to actively guard your pc from spyware infections
part of AVG suite  See also: Link maddler
is it a virus
Anti-spyware, malweare protection from AVG  See also: Link Daniel
related to Grisoft's AVG Anti-Spyware
guard.exe is a program from the Free AVG anti-spywear v7.5 found this in hijack this scan  See also: Link floatingeagle
Anti Spyware  See also: Link Mikexe
Well I found it in the Folder of AVG Anti-Spyware, so it would presume to be safe Terry
Auto-protect program for AVG Antivirus. Big J
It is part of AVG Antispyware located in my folder "C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5" Nino
Part of avg anti spyware process Oliver
be carefull if yor fire wall asks to allow "ynpmsysguard.exe" its the windows antivirus system pro malware
This file prevents me and copies the system on a hard drive/ Anonim

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