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
Child processes
Related files

PE structurePE file structure

Show functions
Import table
advapi32.dll
StartServiceCtrlDispatcherW, SetServiceStatus, CloseServiceHandle, OpenSCManagerW, OpenServiceW, ChangeServiceConfig2W, RegisterServiceCtrlHandlerExW
kernel32.dll
GetLogicalDrives, GetDiskFreeSpaceExW, SetCurrentDirectoryW, GetLastError, GetModuleFileNameW, QueryDosDeviceW, GetSystemPowerStatus, GetSystemTimeAsFileTime, QueryPerformanceCounter, IsDebuggerPresent, UnhandledExceptionFilter, GetCurrentProcess, TerminateProcess, InterlockedCompareExchange, Sleep, InterlockedExchange, GetVolumeInformationW, FindFirstVolumeW, CreateFileW, FindNextVolumeW, GetDriveTypeW, FindVolumeClose, SetLastError, GetTickCount, GetCurrentProcessId, CloseHandle, GetCurrentThreadId, CreateEventW, SetUnhandledExceptionFilter, CreateProcessW, WaitForMultipleObjects, OutputDebugStringW, HeapSetInformation, DecodePointer, EncodePointer, CancelIo, DeviceIoControl, GetOverlappedResult
msvcr100.dll
DllMain
msvcr110.dll
DllMain
msvcr90.dll
DllMain
ntdll.dll
RtlFreeUnicodeString, RtlCreateUnicodeString, ZwDelayExecution, RtlxUnicodeStringToOemSize, NlsMbOemCodePageTag, RtlxUnicodeStringToAnsiSize, RtlOemStringToUnicodeString, RtlxAnsiStringToUnicodeSize, RtlxOemStringToUnicodeSize, RtlUnicodeStringToOemString, RtlUnicodeStringToAnsiString, RtlAnsiStringToUnicodeString, RtlCompareUnicodeString, RtlUpcaseUnicodeString, RtlAllocateHeap, RtlFreeHeap, LdrLoadDll, LdrGetProcedureAddress, RtlInitAnsiString, RtlInitUnicodeString, LdrUnloadDll, memmove, memcpy, memset, _allmul, _aullshr, LdrGetDllHandle, ZwWaitForSingleObject, RtlReAllocateHeap, RtlNtStatusToDosError, ZwQueryVirtualMemory, RtlAddVectoredExceptionHandler, RtlRemoveVectoredExceptionHandler, ZwWaitForMultipleObjects, ZwDuplicateObject, ZwSetEvent, ZwTerminateProcess, ZwFreeVirtualMemory, ZwAllocateVirtualMemory, RtlAcquirePebLock, RtlReleasePebLock, ZwClose, ZwCreateEvent, RtlCreateUserProcess, ZwResumeThread, ZwQueryInformationProcess, ZwDeviceIoControlFile, RtlUpcaseUnicodeChar, ZwCreateFile, ZwCancelIoFile
user32.dll
RegisterDeviceNotificationW, UnregisterDeviceNotification, MessageBoxW

avgwdsvc.exe

AVG Internet Security by AVG Technologies (Signed)

Remove avgwdsvc.exe
Version:   14.0.0.4592
MD5:   e5c581d358b62cf65776b8e4e17b9e5c
SHA1:   7d2617e777301724b31d369758901d5c5dc85f2a

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:14.0.0.4592
Size:285.57 KB (292,424 bytes)
Build date:5/13/2014 6:15 AM
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:0.00025677%
0.028634%
Kernel CPU:0.00010057%
0.013761%
User CPU:0.00015620%
0.014873%
Kernel CPU time:14,014,907 ms/min
100,923,805ms/min
CPU cycles:1,308,558/sec
17,470,203/sec
Context switches:16/sec
284/sec
Memory
Private memory:14.89 MB
21.59 MB
Private (maximum):27.91 MB
Private (minimum):17.46 MB
Non-paged memory:14.89 MB
21.59 MB
Virtual memory:168.94 MB
140.96 MB
Virtual memory (peak):201.31 MB
169.69 MB
Working set:25.19 MB
18.61 MB
Working set (peak):38.71 MB
37.95 MB
Page faults:298,746/min
2,039/min
I/O
I/O read transfer:53.39 KB/sec
1.02 MB/min
I/O read operations:109/sec
343/min
I/O write transfer:20.38 KB/sec
274.99 KB/min
I/O write operations:40/sec
227/min
I/O other transfer:2.83 KB/sec
448.09 KB/min
I/O other operations:260/sec
1,671/min
Resource allocations
Threads:41
12
Handles:925
600

BehaviorsProcess properties

Integrety level:System
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
 
wow64.dll
Total CPU:0.00096375%
0.272967%
Kernel CPU:0.00067462%
0.107585%
User CPU:0.00028912%
0.165382%
CPU cycles:20,488/sec
5,741,424/sec
Memory:252 KB
1.16 MB
avgwdsvc.exe (main module)
Total CPU:0.00085433%
Kernel CPU:0.00057090%
User CPU:0.00028344%
CPU cycles:47,067/sec
Context switches:1/sec
Memory:292 KB
wow64cpu.dll
Total CPU:0.00005964%
Kernel CPU:0.00005964%
User CPU:0.00000000%
CPU cycles:285/sec
Memory:32 KB

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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