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What is avgnt.exe?

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

What is it?

Avira System Tray Tool. 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 avgnt.exe from Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG
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How does avgnt.exe run?

Process - avgnt.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account.

How does avgnt.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - avgnt.exe is registered with the run identifier 'avgnt' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avgnt.exe" /min' in the Windows registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when any Windows user logs into Windows.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.4% of all Boost users have the avgnt.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of avgnt.exe users, 11.1% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is avgnt.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00660% CPU65995.2%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
7.84 MB RAM36.4%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
102 GDI objects68.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
          16 context switches/sec16.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\avira\antivir desktop\avgnt.exe

Are there other versions of 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: avgnt.exe
Publisher: Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG (verified)
Name: Avira Free Antivirus
Description: Avira System Tray Tool
Size: 376.22 KB

Digital certificate

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

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0095781847%
Privileged CPU: 0.0029786651%
User CPU: 0.00659951953281%
Privileged CPU time: 218.4 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 373,058,940
Context switches /sec: 16
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 123.71 MB
Peak committed memory: 128.91 MB
Paged memory: 7.84 MB
Peak paged memory: 26.8 MB
Paged system memory: 215.27 KB
Non-paged system memory: 25.84 KB
Working set memory: 4.79 MB
Peak working set memory: 35.64 MB
Min working set memory: 2.45 MB
Private memory: 7.84 MB
Page faults: 47,253
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 6,203
Total read transfer: 61.7 MB
Total write operations: 2,778
Total write transfer: 72.44 KB
Total other operations: 9,385
Total other transfer: 46.84 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 102
Peak GDI objects: 155
USER objects: 31
Peak USER objects: 61
Handle count average: 210
Thread count average: 10
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avgnt.exe" /min

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: avgnt
Command: "C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avgnt.exe" /min

Image hashes

MD5: c01c306a41616ec10a55a304a0f56e8d
SHA-1: 189b9a7df82db1608441ae44fd444440d67db8e3

PE image details

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