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AVG Internet Security by AVG Technologies (Signed)

Remove avgwdsvc.exe


There are 13 versions of avgwdsvc.exe in the wild, the latest version being It is started as a Windows Service called 'Watchdog do AVG' with the name 'avgwd' and described as “Serviço de WatchDog do AVG”. . In addition, it is run under the context of the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges (the administrator accounts have the same privileges). The average file size is about 264.38 KB. The file is a digitally signed and issued to AVG Technologies by VeriSign. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is less than 0.01%, the average private memory consumption is about 11.09 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 20.21 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 349.88 KB per minute for reads and 252.55 KB per minute for writes.

What is avgwdsvc.exe?

AVG Watchdog Service for Antivirus and Antispyware protection, plus the full AVG LinkScanner safe search and surf technology.

About avgwdsvc.exe (from AVG Technologies)

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File name:avgwdsvc.exe
Publisher:AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o.
Product name:AVG Internet Security
Description:AVG Watchdog Service
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\avg\avg10\avgwdsvc.exe
Issued to:AVG Technologies
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Effective date:Tuesday, February 16, 2010
Expiration date:Monday, March 5, 2012
Windows Service
Service name:avgwd
Display name:Watchdog do AVG
Description:“Serviço de WatchDog do AVG”

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(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of avgwdsvc.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' by the Service Controller (services.exe)
  • 'avgwd' (Watchdog do AVG)
  • avgwd
  • 'avgwd' (AVG WatchDog)
Windows firewall allowed programs
Exceptions allow programs to access to the Internet through an outbound connections
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG2013\avgwdsvc.exe'

VersionsAll file variations of avgwdsvc.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
e5c581d358b62cf65776b8e4e17b9e5c 7d2617e777301724b31d369758901d5c5dc85f2a 285.57 KB
b747b6bb015e552f49c634bb19540f3d 0102d5de0e86ad782c21466e12458c86fb1e8bf3 339.85 KB
07646f5f37f18f1f978ce3b0378ef1c9 565649e9efd289f1b88fc4c655125cf8a3a8481e 294.09 KB
d9eb91d8dd04d4dce41c8fae67d20449 9b57cacd4dd2e2899bea9312ae6cb40e9bf56a8c 294.09 KB
19781ae826fd0a14be5b583408c6185f fd7eac7e11ea43e6b509557e3a9649776590ba5d 293.59 KB
d646fa5135a1cd795877afe9d17fa9ed 7be317288bf2e9bc54f5481fe3b6effca462a19a 276.5 KB
48939d9f350aef9370f03a1e49a49be2 9f37d7fedb60c10237efe34cb5e53cb0ca374553 276.5 KB
3a0977cb68af13e2579e47eb8984056b 4bb6f5546c1dde5548f64b8d7147813f9c88b387 276.5 KB
dc98337f0d2a9f6c0b6fb682297ece3b b9105d6f0fd0afab9f908bab5849e1b013f41e1d 276 KB
6b72e1e329c4e98c6b6fdd2d265e3ba3 e95eaf9a67536d8733acfeabc38a098d998fd8b2 192.05 KB
0d2eb149aff89a307e5d82d0a2b78439 e7d7f548341d8632ce1b4d08f98a689b2d03cd42 189.03 KB
42f11f37cc06d9ab6528af2e215b8799 d4c7abecb4b667728f21e0c2c3abfa250981bacd 179.98 KB
fc2bc51120a945f7c70376495e4e7737 4a20a001b5c801c30a2caf7e892b69083da7a934 263.2 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.36%
Microsoft Windows XP 21.43%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.99%
Windows 8 7.14%
Windows 7 Professional 5.84%
Windows 8 Single Language 3.90%
Windows Vista Home Basic 3.90%
Windows Vista Home Premium 1.95%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 1.30%
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 1.30%
Windows Vista Business 1.30%
Windows 8.1 0.65%
Windows Vista Ultimate 0.65%
Windows 8 Pro 0.65%
Windows XP Professional 0.65%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 50.99% of AVG Internet Security.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 30.21%
Acer 12.50%
Sony 11.46%
Hewlett-Packard 9.38%
ASUS 9.38%
Lenovo 7.29%
Intel 4.17%
American Megatrends 2.60%
Toshiba 2.08%
Medion 2.08%
Alienware 2.08%
Samsung 1.56%
Sahara 1.04%
Compaq 1.04%
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