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What is avgrsx.exe?

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

What is it?

AVG Resident Shield Service is the main service of AVG Anti Virus and AVG Free Anti Virus.. Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware protection, plus the full AVG LinkScanner safe search and surf technology.
Description of avgrsx.exe from AVG Technologies CZ s.r.o.
Resident Shield is protecting the computer whenever the OS is running. It is working in the background and ensures transparent anti-virus file check during file opening, executing and optionally during file saving. Resident Shield runs automatically. If a virus is detected, Resident Shield denies opening or running of the infected file. Resident shield stores information about files it has checked elevating the need to recheck them if no modifications have been made.
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How does avgrsx.exe run?

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


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the avgrsx.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of avgrsx.exe users, 31.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is avgrsx.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.01792% CPU179157.2%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
28.6 MB RAM132.8%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
9,696 /min430.4%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
154 context switches/sec154.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\avg\avg2012\avgrsx.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: avgrsx.exe
Publisher: AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. (verified)
Name: AVG Internet Security
Description: AVG Resident Shield Service
Size: 709.62 KB
Original file name: avgrs.exe

Digital certificate

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

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0465713770%
Privileged CPU: 0.0286556560%
User CPU: 0.01791572101366%
Privileged CPU time: 774458171.84 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 12,041 ms
CPU cycle count: 656,214,617
CPU cycle count /min: 45,562,605
Context switches /sec: 154
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 109.32 MB
Peak committed memory: 155.91 MB
Paged memory: 28.6 MB
Peak paged memory: 29.02 MB
Paged system memory: 65.75 KB
Non-paged system memory: 12.14 KB
Working set memory: 6.43 MB
Peak working set memory: 44.72 MB
Min working set memory: 417.67 KB
Private memory: 28.6 MB
Page faults: 3,148,687
Page faults /min: 7,577
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 10,222,024
Read operations /min: 2,485
Total read transfer: 263.69 MB
Read transfer /min: 1.1 MB
Total write operations: 17,203,087
Write operations /min: 7,211
Total write transfer: 222.17 MB
Write transfer /min: 165.51 KB
Total other operations: 2,380,744
Other operations /min: 608
Total other transfer: 77.22 MB
Other Transfer /min: 121.93 KB
Handle count average: 733
Thread count average: 53
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Processes
Child Process
Process Commands
C:\Program Files1\AVG\AVG2013\avgrsx.exe /boot
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG2013\AVGRSX.EXE /boot
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG2013\avgrsx.exe /boot
C:\Program\AVG\AVG2013\avgrsx.exe /boot
C:\Program Files2\AVG\AVG2013\avgrsx.exe /boot

Image hashes

MD5: 544d486301588c8199187c9ab5778b4b
SHA-1: 8ec61c0e9d84221b4e63040b8787581ad7ffef14
SHA-256: bd1de9d7d002ee94a29f97d364705cd8b1d2cd573e6268665241a235e68c836d

PE image details

Subsystem: Native (none required)
File packed: No
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