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What is avgtray.exe?

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

What is it?

AVG Tray Monitor is part of Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware protection, plus the full AVG LinkScanner safe search and surf technology.
Description of avgtray.exe from AVG Technologies CZ s.r.o.
AVG Internet Security 2012 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.
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How does avgtray.exe run?

Process - avgtray.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. avgtray.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does avgtray.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - avgtray.exe is registered with the run identifier 'AVG_TRAY' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG2012\avgtray.exe"' 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 0.3% of all Boost users have the avgtray.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of avgtray.exe users, 26.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is avgtray.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.01046% CPU104607.0%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
8.01 MB RAM37.2%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
     80 /min3.6%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
260 GDI objects173.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
     9 context switches/sec9.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\avg\avg2012\avgtray.exe

Are there other versions of AVG Internet Security?

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 (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Basic (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)

About AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o.

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File details

File name: avgtray.exe
Publisher: AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. (verified)
Name: AVG Internet Security
Description: AVG Tray Monitor
Size: 2.48 MB
Original file name: avgtray.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Expiration date: 1/5/2015

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0187288184%
Privileged CPU: 0.0082681186%
User CPU: 0.01046069974264%
Privileged CPU time: 13265147.7 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 330 ms
CPU cycle count: 57,475,477
CPU cycle count /min: 58,100,148
Context switches /sec: 9
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 128.77 MB
Peak committed memory: 143.9 MB
Paged memory: 8.01 MB
Peak paged memory: 9.66 MB
Paged system memory: 204.42 KB
Non-paged system memory: 21.92 KB
Working set memory: 7.96 MB
Peak working set memory: 15.41 MB
Min working set memory: 1.63 MB
Private memory: 8.01 MB
Page faults: 80,296
Page faults /min: 935
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 71,991
Read operations /min: 51
Total read transfer: 8.94 MB
Read transfer /min: 36.74 KB
Total write operations: 33,018
Write operations /min: 29
Total write transfer: 3.7 MB
Write transfer /min: 2.39 KB
Total other operations: 80,725
Other operations /min: 65
Total other transfer: 820.57 KB
Other Transfer /min: 891 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 260
Peak GDI objects: 293
USER objects: 43
Peak USER objects: 52
Handle count average: 382
Thread count average: 22
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 32-bit
System Tray: Yes
Parent Process
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG2012\avgtray.exe"
"C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG2012\avgtray.exe"
"C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG2012\avgtray.exe" /updatefinished
"C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG2012\avgtray.exe"

Startup files (all users) run details

Command: "C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG2012\avgtray.exe"

Network connectivity

UDP: LISTENING on port 65023

Image hashes

MD5: 371ba71b566260932dcccf843bf6c7e7
SHA-1: faa2ffa49cbdcceea42df8e14952cbecc6dd1026
SHA-256: 3f34769dd1ea9c6cbaa3dc099b2512e4d5b888a6b76a568bb79ed08452c7ea17

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++ 9.0
File packed: No
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