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What is avscan.exe?

Part of Avira Antivirus Premium by Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG

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How does avscan.exe run?

Process - avscan.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. avscan.exe is executed by the process sched.exe (Avira Antivirus Premium by Avira Operations GmbH & Co KG).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the avscan.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of avscan.exe users, 15.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is avscan.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00017% CPU1653.2%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
113.45 MB RAM526.9%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
99 GDI objects66.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
346 context switches/sec346.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\avira\antivir desktop\avscan.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 Avira Antivirus Premium.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

About Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG

Avira Operations GmbH is a German antivirus software company. Avira is one of the most widely used antivirus programs in the world, with 100 million users world More...
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File details

File name: avscan.exe
Publisher: Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG (verified)
Name: Avira Antivirus Premium
Description: Avira On-Demand Scanner
Size: 620.05 KB

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 7/19/2011
Expiration date: 7/19/2014

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0006943357%
Privileged CPU: 0.0005290177%
User CPU: 0.00016531803052%
Privileged CPU time: 19063.32 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
Context switches /sec: 346
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 260.56 MB
Peak committed memory: 319.29 MB
Paged memory: 113.45 MB
Peak paged memory: 196.8 MB
Paged system memory: 260.49 KB
Non-paged system memory: 33.66 KB
Working set memory: 124.52 MB
Peak working set memory: 204.64 MB
Min working set memory: 121.11 MB
Private memory: 113.45 MB
Page faults: 382,723
Page faults /min: 0
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 99
Peak GDI objects: 107
USER objects: 56
Peak USER objects: 59
Handle count average: 265
Thread count average: 11
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avscan.exe" /CFG="C:\Program Files\avira\antivir desktop\sysscan.avp" /GUIMODE=1

Image hashes

MD5: cf95089e5c1c56985a1390bbbbd2e049
SHA-1: 73f8b722a672c169fe956ab18edd6812329ae70f
SHA-256: 97e4677e9f760975c506d3fc4034a2067007a12b3a8f602d579122525f4203ae

PE image details

File packed: No
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