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What is avgnsx.exe?

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

What is it?

AVG Online Shield Service - AVG (Anti-Virus Guard) is a an anti-virus and Internet security software for the Microsoft Windows. AVG Internet Security is a full suite which brings together the AVG Anti-Virus, Anti-Spyware, LinkScanner, Anti-Rootkit, Web Shield, Security Toolbar, Firewall, Anti-Spam, Identity Protection and System Tools protection components.
Description of avgnsx.exe from AVG Technologies CZ s.r.o.
AVG Internet Security 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 to block new threats
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How does avgnsx.exe run?

Process - avgnsx.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. avgnsx.exe is executed by the process avgwdsvc.exe (AVG Internet Security by AVG Technologies CZ).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the avgnsx.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of avgnsx.exe users, 20.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is avgnsx.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.01413% CPU141269.5%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
17.82 MB RAM82.8%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
     85 /min3.8%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
         4 GDI objects2.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
          12 context switches/sec12.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\avg\avg2012\avgnsx.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 (5.1.2600.131072)
Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows Vista (TM) Home Basic (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows Vista (TM) Ultimate (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows 7 Home Basic (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Enterprise (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Basic (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)

About AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o.

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File details

File name: avgnsx.exe
Publisher: AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. (verified)
Name: AVG Internet Security
Description: AVG Online Shield Service
Size: 1.07 MB
Original file name: avgns.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 1/5/2012
Expiration date: 1/5/2015

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0314924766%
Privileged CPU: 0.0173655308%
User CPU: 0.01412694575993%
Privileged CPU time: 94161013.55 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 4,938 ms
CPU cycle count: 59,477,801
CPU cycle count /min: 234,528,443
Context switches /sec: 12
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 93.28 MB
Peak committed memory: 99.55 MB
Paged memory: 17.82 MB
Peak paged memory: 20.26 MB
Paged system memory: 118.49 KB
Non-paged system memory: 9.46 KB
Working set memory: 3.86 MB
Peak working set memory: 10.7 MB
Min working set memory: 491.45 KB
Private memory: 17.82 MB
Page faults: 11,581,861
Page faults /min: 6,941
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 64,755
Read operations /min: 45
Total read transfer: 7.55 MB
Read transfer /min: 11.83 KB
Total write operations: 39,997
Write operations /min: 40
Total write transfer: 16.38 MB
Write transfer /min: 12.87 KB
Total other operations: 1,116,522
Other operations /min: 356
Total other transfer: 114.92 MB
Other Transfer /min: 190.59 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 4
USER objects: 2
Handle count average: 500
Thread count average: 16
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Process
Child Process
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG2013\avgnsx.exe"

Network connectivity

TCP: on port 37103
Windows Firewall allowed program: Yes

Image hashes

MD5: 1ca7c04957f8419e426e334b5ff2d0fa
SHA-1: 9c12eeb6fdaafdcb9050081ed0709279800283e2
SHA-256: dae2eac7f535c4897cbc98ad60ab3e0190e5036dc98d599a79e3d189d8db567e

PE image details

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