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What is sched.exe?

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

What is it?

Avira Scheduler. This edition of Avira Antivirus is free of charge and runs as a background process which checks every file opened or downloaded. Like many antivirus programs, it can run a full or custom scan to check the PC for malware in order to remove them. It updates its virus definitions automatically everyday by default using the Internet.
Description of sched.exe from Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG
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How does sched.exe run?

Service - sched.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'AntiVirSchedulerService' (Avira 排程管理員). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. Avira 排程管理員 runs as a program that can be started by the Service Controller and that obeys the service control protocol. This type of service runs in a process by itself.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the sched.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of sched.exe users, 14.3% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is sched.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00169% CPU16919.1%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          3.26 MB RAM15.1%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\avira\antivir desktop\sched.exe

Are there other versions of Avira Free Antivirus?

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 Free Antivirus.

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: sched.exe
Publisher: Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG (verified)
Name: Avira Free Antivirus
Description: Avira Scheduler
Size: 84.72 KB

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Expiration date: 7/20/2014

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0031791498%
Privileged CPU: 0.0014872418%
User CPU: 0.00169190806110%
Privileged CPU time: 109.2 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 688,403,761
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 56.23 MB
Peak committed memory: 61.91 MB
Paged memory: 3.26 MB
Peak paged memory: 3.92 MB
Paged system memory: 81.45 KB
Non-paged system memory: 14.41 KB
Working set memory: 2.84 MB
Peak working set memory: 6.66 MB
Min working set memory: 704 KB
Private memory: 3.26 MB
Page faults: 48,717
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 988
Total read transfer: 7.58 MB
Total write operations: 162
Total write transfer: 34.89 KB
Total other operations: 3,968
Total other transfer: 8.42 KB
Handle count average: 133
Thread count average: 9
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\sched.exe"

Service details

Name: Avira 排程管理員
Service name: AntiVirSchedulerService
Service type: Win32OwnProcess
Description: “排程 Avira Free Antivirus 工作和更新的服務。”

Image hashes

MD5: d8df59d26cda66fa66caa0843b415bd2
SHA-1: 7fcf96e1d256ab821017f96c13cc9a8340f1b619

PE image details

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