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What is avgagent.exe?

Part of AVG Remote Administration by AVG Technologies CZ s.r.o.

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How does avgagent.exe run?

Service - avgagent.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'avgagent' (AVG8 Remote Support Service (AvgAgent)). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. AVG8 Remote Support Service (AvgAgent) runs as a standard Windows service loaded by the Windows Service Controller (services.exe).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the avgagent.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of avgagent.exe users, 19.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is avgagent.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00005% CPU510.9%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     1.25 MB RAM5.8%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 2 /min0.1%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
         8 GDI objects5.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
     4 context switches/sec4.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

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File details

File name: avgagent.exe
Publisher: AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. (verified)
Name: AVG Remote Administration
Description: AvgAgent - remote administration helper service.
Size: 721.27 KB
Original file name: AvgAgent

Digital certificate

Issued to: AVG Technologies
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 3/5/2008
Expiration date: 3/6/2010

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0002043617%
Privileged CPU: 0.0001532713%
User CPU: 0.00005109043574%
Privileged CPU time: 93.75 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
Context switches /sec: 4
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 26.79 MB
Peak committed memory: 27.79 MB
Paged memory: 1.25 MB
Peak paged memory: 1.27 MB
Paged system memory: 22.85 KB
Non-paged system memory: 3.64 KB
Working set memory: 3.77 MB
Peak working set memory: 3.78 MB
Min working set memory: 3.77 MB
Private memory: 1.25 MB
Page faults: 1,007
Page faults /min: 1
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 108
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 61.06 KB
Read transfer /min: 66 Bytes
Total write operations: 33
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 4.75 KB
Write transfer /min: 5 Bytes
Total other operations: 243,853
Other operations /min: 256
Total other transfer: 3.72 MB
Other Transfer /min: 4 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 8
USER objects: 2
Handle count average: 60
Thread count average: 3
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 32-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
avgagent.exe /srvfsys

Service details

Name: AVG8 Remote Support Service (AvgAgent)
Service name: avgagent
Service type: Win32OwnProcess, InteractiveProcess
Description: “AVG8 Remote Admin helper service”

Network connectivity

TCP: localhost on port 6150

Image hashes

MD5: 1d4f35e35ad4a9b3a5db5240f9cdc384
SHA-1: 09aefbe168f696b7a42ece9da7bd5f5af18ea3b7
SHA-256: 0ea96dbb95bf0f60bba296556021e87481b04f0512377c8e18f3a310248b1648

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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