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What is bullguardscanner.exe?

Part of BullGuard by BullGuard Ltd.

What is it?

BullGuard Scanner is part of the BullGuard security line of programs which uses behavioural detection along with traditional signature-based detection to identify viruses and other malware and remove it from your PC.
Description of bullguardscanner.exe from BullGuard Ltd.
The all-new design and intuitive layout make it simple for you to run a quick scan, adjust protection levels, back up your files, customize your settings and more. Everything is just one click from the main BullGuard home screen. Our latest version of Antivirus includes Behavioural Detection, which spots new viruses by how they act on your computer. Together with Signature-based Detection, which deals with known malware, they make up a multi-layered defence system for your PC that’s virtually impenetrable. Protect your computer from unwanted hackers and identity thieves. The Firewall protects you against network attacks and prevents cyber crooks from entering your system. Don’t lose time sorting out annoying spam messages! Let BullGuard Spamfilter keep out junk mail and e-mail scams, like phishing attempts, virus spreading and foreign language spam.
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How does bullguardscanner.exe run?

Service - bullguardscanner.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'BsScanner' (BullGuard scanning service).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.4% of all Boost users have the bullguardscanner.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of bullguardscanner.exe users, 12.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is bullguardscanner.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00047% CPU4721.8%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
124.47 MB RAM578.0%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\bullguard ltd\bullguard\bullguardscanner.exe

Are there other versions of BullGuard?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

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 BullGuard.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Basic (6.1.7601.65536)

About BullGuard Ltd.

BullGuard is a UK-based, privately held software company that produces internet security products for home users and small businesses. The first version of Bull More...
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File details

File name: bullguardscanner.exe
Publisher: BullGuard Ltd. (verified)
Name: BullGuard
Description: BullGuard Scanner
Product version:
Size: 264.33 KB
Original file name: BullGuardScanner.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: BullGuard Ltd.
Certificate authority: GlobalSign nv-sa

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0006746386%
Privileged CPU: 0.0002024545%
User CPU: 0.00047218415079%
Privileged CPU time: 133848858 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 950,554,499
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 485.32 MB
Peak committed memory: 957.61 MB
Paged memory: 124.47 MB
Peak paged memory: 303.64 MB
Paged system memory: 680.26 KB
Non-paged system memory: 33.07 KB
Working set memory: 90.12 MB
Peak working set memory: 274.32 MB
Min working set memory: 51.54 MB
Private memory: 124.47 MB
Page faults: 1,546,986
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 81,153
Total read transfer: 1.65 GB
Total write operations: 5,559
Total write transfer: 114.65 MB
Total other operations: 117,862
Total other transfer: 1.67 MB
Handle count average: 438
Thread count average: 25

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\BullGuard Ltd\BullGuard\BullGuardScanner.exe"

Service details

Name: BullGuard scanning service
Service name: BsScanner
Service type: Win32OwnProcess
Description: “The BullGuard Scan Service is the central anti-virus component of BullGuard Internet Security”

Image hashes

MD5: e137494d24768c2b5c5ef6996bc31a1c
SHA-1: 17edb6d5ce28fe2291834ff440b5268d7cc0ae0d

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows Console
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++ 10.0
File packed: No
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