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What is avp.exe?

Part of Kaspersky Anti-Virus by Kaspersky Lab ZAO

What is it?

Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Kaspersky Anti-Virus is an antivirus program developed by Kaspersky Lab. It is designed to protect users from malware and is primarily designed for computers running Microsoft Windows. Kaspersky Anti-Virus features include real-time protection, detection and removal of viruses, trojans, worms, spyware, adware, as well as detection and removal of rootkits. It also includes instantaneous automatic updates via the "Kaspersky Security Network" service.
Description of avp.exe from Kaspersky Lab ZAO
Kaspersky Anti-Virus brings you the essential antivirus technologies that your PC needs – in a product that’s easy to download, install and run. Kaspersky Anti-Virus works behind-the-scenes – defending you and your PC against viruses, spyware, Trojans, rootkits and other threats… all without significant impact on your PC’s performance.
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How does avp.exe run?

Service - avp.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'AVP' (Servizio Kaspersky Anti-Virus). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. Servizio Kaspersky Anti-Virus 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.

How does avp.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - avp.exe is registered with the run identifier 'AVP' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Internet Security 2012\avp.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 0.1% of all Boost users have the avp.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of avp.exe users, 16.0% have disabled it.
How stable is Kaspersky Anti-Virus?
Based on crash data discovered by Boost, stability is a measure of how sound this particular process and the average percent of times it crashes.
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is avp.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00035% CPU3507.9%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
228.01 MB RAM1058.9%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
80 GDI objects53.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
587 context switches/sec587.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\kaspersky lab\kaspersky pure 2.0\avp.exe

Are there other versions of Kaspersky Anti-Virus?

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 Kaspersky Anti-Virus.

What else is related?

Kaspersky Anti-Virus Stability

avp.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: Deixou de funcionar (APPCRASH)
Occurred: over 3 months ago
Error: Deixou de funcionar (APPCRASH)
Occurred: over 3 months ago
Error: Deixou de funcionar (APPCRASH)
Occurred on: August 9, 2013

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 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)

About Kaspersky Lab ZAO

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File details

File name: avp.exe
Publisher: Kaspersky Lab ZAO (verified)
Name: Kaspersky Anti-Virus
Description: Kaspersky Anti-Virus
Size: 201.61 KB
Original file name: AVP.EXE

Digital certificate

Issued to: Kaspersky Lab
Certificate authority: VeriSign

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0006906845%
Privileged CPU: 0.0003398941%
User CPU: 0.00035079039548%
Privileged CPU time: 683560787.25 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,018,700,402
Context switches /sec: 587
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 488.49 MB
Peak committed memory: 708.43 MB
Paged memory: 228.01 MB
Peak paged memory: 405.71 MB
Paged system memory: 406.69 KB
Non-paged system memory: 217.03 KB
Working set memory: 54.62 MB
Peak working set memory: 203.16 MB
Min working set memory: 6.42 MB
Private memory: 228.01 MB
Page faults: 77,039,837
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 1,607,312
Total read transfer: 189.97 MB
Total write operations: 60,281
Total write transfer: 140.64 MB
Total other operations: 11,880,822
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 80
Peak GDI objects: 88
USER objects: 37
Peak USER objects: 42
Handle count average: 1,714
Thread count average: 81
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 32-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Commands
"C:\Programas\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Internet Security 2012\avp.exe" -r
"C:\Programas\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Internet Security 2012\avp.exe"
"C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2012\avp.exe"
"C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2012\avp.exe" -r
"C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Internet Security 2012\avp.exe"

Service details

Name: Servizio Kaspersky Anti-Virus
Service name: AVP
Service type: Win32OwnProcess
Description: “Protegge il computer da virus, software pericolosi, attacchi provenienti dalla rete, frodi via Internet e spam.”

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: AVP
Command: "C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Internet Security 2012\avp.exe"

Network connectivity

TCP: KD111111111111.ppp-bb.dion.ne.jp on port 55303
TCP: auth.marvelheroes.com on port 59424

Image hashes

MD5: 6c9d5badc8f83d410a278717c2eea6f6
SHA-1: 5ffd311df3385cd154dfcc7857ac635e021f4f9d
SHA-256: b047e3f21d153a2e32fa907ee9830a4a9a152c3aa95fd978e61189eef6564d40

PE image details

File packed: No
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