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What is avgscanx.exe?

Part of AVG Internet Security by AVG Technologies CZ s.r.o.

What is it?

AVG Command-line Scanning Utility for Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware protection, plus the full AVG LinkScanner safe search and surf technology.
Description of avgscanx.exe from AVG Technologies CZ s.r.o.
AVG Internet Security offers real-time protection when surfing, shopping, banking and social networking. You'll also enjoy worry-free downloading, an enhanced firewall, and one of the fastest scanning speeds on the market. AVG's Community Protection Network shares the latest threat information with the online community to ensure everyone receives the highest form of protection possible, and AVG's Protective Cloud Technology serves as an early warning system to block new threats
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How does avgscanx.exe run?

Process - avgscanx.exe is an instance of a running program. This program executes under the SYSTEM account within Windows with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. avgscanx.exe is executed by the process avgwdsvc.exe (AVG Internet Security by AVG Technologies).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.4% of all Boost users have the avgscanx.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of avgscanx.exe users, 14.3% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is avgscanx.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00504% CPU50413.8%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          2.19 MB RAM10.2%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
67,160 /min2980.9%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
         4 GDI objects2.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
438 context switches/sec438.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\avg\avg8\avgscanx.exe

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by AVG Internet Security.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.131072)

About AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o.

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File details

File name: avgscanx.exe
Publisher: AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. (verified)
Name: AVG Internet Security
Description: AVG Command-line Scanning Utility
Size: 743.75 KB
Original file name: avgscan.exe

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: 0.0068931857%
Privileged CPU: 0.0018518023%
User CPU: 0.00504138341492%
Privileged CPU time: 62359.38 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 504 ms
Context switches /sec: 438
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 42.37 MB
Peak committed memory: 156.61 MB
Paged memory: 2.19 MB
Peak paged memory: 2.45 MB
Paged system memory: 55.12 KB
Non-paged system memory: 5.73 KB
Working set memory: 1.07 MB
Peak working set memory: 5.59 MB
Min working set memory: 1.01 MB
Private memory: 2.19 MB
Page faults: 2,348
Page faults /min: 19
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 4,154,720
Read operations /min: 33,581
Total read transfer: 167.31 MB
Read transfer /min: 1.35 MB
Total write operations: 4,154,467
Write operations /min: 33,579
Total write transfer: 38.66 MB
Write transfer /min: 320 KB
Total other operations: 1,650
Other operations /min: 13
Total other transfer: 122.46 KB
Other Transfer /min: 1014 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 4
USER objects: 1
Handle count average: 284
Thread count average: 15
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Process
Child Process
Process Command

Image hashes

MD5: 8e823e0f5fc17e6fe15a3df449899298
SHA-1: b67cff2d5b75b6db7ad5ff5740fcf74513cc8c2e
SHA-256: ff800d44b59655098adbfa48d3eb781dda2483d77bf52d454f4fa43cbe87bc3e

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows Console
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++ 8.0
File packed: No
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