Should I block it?

No, this file is 100% safe to run.

VersionsAdditional versions

14.0.0.4592 3.49%
14.0.0.4204 2.41%
14.0.0.4150 6.70%
14.0.0.4140 1.88%
14.0.0.4110 1.34%
13.0.0.3456 1.34%
13.0.0.3390 6.97%
13.0.0.3325 9.92%
13.0.0.3211 3.49%
13.0.0.2780 57.91%
13.0.0.2732 0.80%
13.0.0.2654 0.27%
10.0.0.1295 3.49%

Relationships

Parent process
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avgwdsvc.exe

AVG Internet Security by AVG Technologies (Signed)

Remove avgwdsvc.exe
Version:   14.0.0.4140
MD5:   d9eb91d8dd04d4dce41c8fae67d20449
SHA1:   9b57cacd4dd2e2899bea9312ae6cb40e9bf56a8c
SHA256:   32a2bffe546a7a8315cf7b8481e640e761bb2f0d7bfc2f6a7dd542f74224ba9d

What is avgwdsvc.exe?

AVG Watchdog Service for Antivirus and Antispyware protection, plus the full AVG LinkScanner safe search and surf technology.

About avgwdsvc.exe (from AVG Technologies)

New and improved AVG Internet Security 2010 offers real-time protection when surfing, shopping, banking and social networking. You'll also enjoy worry-free downloading, an enhanced firewall, and one o

DetailsDetails

File name:avgwdsvc.exe
Publisher:AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o.
Product name:AVG Internet Security
Description:AVG Watchdog Service
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\avg\avg10\avgwdsvc.exe
File version:14.0.0.4140
Size:294.09 KB (301,152 bytes)
Build date:9/22/2013 5:08 PM
Certificate
Issued to:AVG Technologies
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Effective date:Tuesday, February 16, 2010
Expiration date:Monday, March 5, 2012
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows Console
Entropy:6.391403
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C++ 9.0
.NET CLR:No
More details

ResourcesPrograms

The following program will install this file
AVG Technologies
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BehaviorsBehaviors

Services
Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' by the Service Controller (services.exe)
  • 'avgwd' (Watchdog do AVG)
  • avgwd
  • 'avgwd' (AVG WatchDog)
Windows firewall allowed programs
Exceptions allow programs to access to the Internet through an outbound connections
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG2013\avgwdsvc.exe'

ResourcesResource utilization

(Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
Averages
 
CPU
Total CPU:0.00057115%
0.028634%
Kernel CPU:0.00027803%
0.013761%
User CPU:0.00029311%
0.014873%
Kernel CPU time:16,981 ms/min
100,923,805ms/min
CPU cycles:792,078/sec
17,470,203/sec
Memory
Private memory:10.86 MB
21.59 MB
Private (maximum):20.1 MB
Private (minimum):12.16 MB
Non-paged memory:10.86 MB
21.59 MB
Virtual memory:135.82 MB
140.96 MB
Virtual memory (peak):165.11 MB
169.69 MB
Working set:15.28 MB
18.61 MB
Working set (peak):21.87 MB
37.95 MB
Page faults:110,636/min
2,039/min
I/O
I/O read transfer:10.36 KB/sec
1.02 MB/min
I/O read operations:74/sec
343/min
I/O write transfer:6.39 KB/sec
274.99 KB/min
I/O write operations:26/sec
227/min
I/O other transfer:1.46 KB/sec
448.09 KB/min
I/O other operations:112/sec
1,671/min
Resource allocations
Threads:39
12
Handles:957
600

BehaviorsProcess properties

Platform:64-bit
Command line:"C:\Program Files\avg\avg2014\avgwdsvc.exe"
Owner:SYSTEM
Windows Service
Service name:avgwd
Display name:Watchdog do AVG
Description:“Serviço de WatchDog do AVG”
Type:Win32OwnProcess
Parent process:services.exe (Services and Controller app by Microsoft)

ResourcesThreads

Averages
 
avgwdsvc.exe (main module)
Total CPU:0.00081907%
0.272967%
Kernel CPU:0.00062118%
0.107585%
User CPU:0.00019789%
0.165382%
CPU cycles:39,178/sec
5,741,424/sec
Memory:296 KB
1.16 MB
avgsysx.dll (AVG Internet Security by AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o)
Total CPU:0.00052061%
Kernel CPU:0.00040072%
User CPU:0.00011989%
CPU cycles:27,457/sec
Memory:888 KB
ADVAPI32.dll
Total CPU:0.00018059%
Kernel CPU:0.00013243%
User CPU:0.00004816%
CPU cycles:4,093/sec
Memory:792 KB
RPCRT4.dll
Total CPU:0.00001207%
Kernel CPU:0.00001207%
User CPU:0.00000000%
CPU cycles:72/sec
Memory:780 KB
ntdll.dll
Total CPU:0.00001204%
Kernel CPU:0.00001204%
User CPU:0.00000000%
CPU cycles:31/sec
Memory:1.16 MB

Common loaded modules

These are modules that are typiclaly loaded within the context of this process.

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.36%
Microsoft Windows XP 21.43%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.99%
Windows 8 7.14%
Windows 7 Professional 5.84%
Windows 8 Single Language 3.90%
Windows Vista Home Basic 3.90%
Windows Vista Home Premium 1.95%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 1.30%
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 1.30%
Windows Vista Business 1.30%
Windows 8.1 0.65%
Windows Vista Ultimate 0.65%
Windows 8 Pro 0.65%
Windows XP Professional 0.65%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 50.99% of AVG Internet Security.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 30.21%
Acer 12.50%
Sony 11.46%
Hewlett-Packard 9.38%
ASUS 9.38%
Lenovo 7.29%
Intel 4.17%
GIGABYTE 3.13%
American Megatrends 2.60%
Toshiba 2.08%
Medion 2.08%
Alienware 2.08%
Samsung 1.56%
Sahara 1.04%
Compaq 1.04%
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