What is avgcefrend.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the avgcefrend.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Avgcefrend.exe file information

The process known as avgcefrend or avgcefrend Official belongs to software AVG Web TuneUp by AVG Secure Search.

Description: Avgcefrend.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The avgcefrend.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 1,402,392 bytes (56% of all occurrences), 1,402,768 bytes, 1,388,056 bytes, 1,342,488 bytes or 1,358,360 bytes. 
The program has no visible window. The file is a Verisign signed file. The avgcefrend.exe file is digitally signed. The avgcefrend.exe file is not a Windows system file. Avgcefrend.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 23% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: If problems with AVG Web TuneUp come up, you can do the following:
  1) uninstall it software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 10/8/7)
  2) contact to assist you.

Recommended: Identify avgcefrend.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as avgcefrend.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the avgcefrend.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


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Best practices for resolving avgcefrend issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with avgcefrend. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the avgcefrend.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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