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What is AVGIDSAgent.exe?

AVGIDSAgent.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if AVGIDSAgent.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

AVGIDSAgent.exe file information

The process known as AVG IDS application or AVG Identity Protection Service

belongs to software AVG Internet Security or AVG 2011 or RPS PerfectDiskStub or Bell Internet Security Services or RPS RpsCore or TELUS security services or AVG Identity Protection or AVG IDS

by AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o (www.freeavg.com) or AVG (www.freeavg.com).

Description: AVGIDSAgent.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. AVGIDSAgent.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 5,832,712 bytes (25% of all occurrences), 4,937,264 bytes and 23 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/avgidsagent.exe.html 
The program has no visible window. It is a Verisign signed file. The file has a digital signature. The AVGIDSAgent.exe file is not a Windows system file. You can uninstall this program in the control panel. AVGIDSAgent.exe is able to monitor applications and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 17% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
If you encounter difficulties with AVGIDSAgent.exe, you can do the following:
  1) uninstall the software AVG 2011 or AVG 2013 using the "Add or Remove Programs" function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Add or Remove Programs)
  2) turn to the software company, AVG, for advice.

Recommended: Identify AVGIDSAgent.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as AVGIDSAgent.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the AVGIDSAgent.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.


User Comments

DAS ist ein Produkt von AVG ;FIREWALL ETC
  schlaumeier   (further information)
avgidsagent.exe belongs to AVG Identity Protection agent.
  Billy Boy  
I came to know about it while installing AVG Anti Virus Software
  TSHERING Dukpa, Gangtok  
AVGIDSAgent.exe began acting up when I installed Windows XP Service pack 3, which archived system files. I have my doubts about Windows XP service pack 3. I reset my computer and reloaded AVG, and the exe has not been acting up.
Teil 1 (vrq:)....über Ihre Info zu dem AVGIDSAgent habe ich mich sehr gewundert! Die Ausführungen dazu sind vage und beliebig, keine der Ausführungen beantwortet die Fragen. 1.AVGIDSAgent lässt sich eben nicht über Windows/Systemsteuerung/software löschen, sondern ist im System AVG integriert; selbst AVG insgesamt lässt sich nicht so ohne weiteres löschen. 2. Die zweite FRage wird regelrecht ignoriert, aber um den Platz zu füllen gibt es Hinweise über Grundsätzliches bei Systemprozessen. In AVGIDSAgent steckt aber ID für Identification. Teil 2 (vrq): Fazit: AVGIDAgent ist ein penetrantes Toolchen, dass sich nicht mal mittels Eingabeaufforderung auf der MSDOS-Ebene löschen lässt. (Wer es versuchen will: in der registry löschen - sc delete "AVGIDSAgent"). AVG benutzte ich seit Jahren, ohne diesen Prozess (siehe Windows-Taskmanager). Abgesehn davon, dass der Prozess viel zuviel Ressourcen fordert, generell ein Problem mit AVG, kann es durchaus sein, dass es sich hier um einen Programmierfehler handelt und vom AVG-Team nachgebessert werden muss.
AVG is safe. However it is not a good virus scanner
it will not end from the task manager
  bobby mcgee  
avgidsagent.exe is supposed to run in the background, but when it begins doing whatever it does, it wants to hog all or nearly all of the cpu time, stopping whatever else was running (no available cpu time), until avgidsagent.exe is finished.

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Summary: Average user rating of AVGIDSAgent.exe: based on 8 votes with 8 user comments.
5 users think AVGIDSAgent.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. 2 users suspect danger. 2 users don't grade AVGIDSAgent.exe ("not sure about it").

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