What is avgtdi?

Avgtdi.sys is a Windows driver. A driver is a small software program that allows your computer to communicate with hardware or connected devices. This means that a driver has direct access to the internals of the operating system, hardware etc. The free file information forum can help you determine if avgtdi.sys is a Windows system file or if it belongs to an application that you can trust.

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Avgtdi.sys file information

The process known as AVG Network connection watcher belongs to software AVG Network Redirector by GRISOFT, s.r.o (

Description: Avgtdi.sys is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Avgtdi.sys is located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 4,960 bytes. 
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The program has no visible window. The service has no detailed description. The file is not a Windows core file. avgtdi.sys appears to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 40% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Recommended: Identify avgtdi.sys related errors

Important: Some malware disguises itself as avgtdi.sys, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. Therefore, you should check the avgtdi.sys 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

AVG Anti-virus is widely respected and used. Can't see this being a problem.
avgtdi.sys belongs to avg virus scanner. it is neede for email scannig
avg was not installed on this system yet here it is. quietly installed messing with my firewall slowing down my system.

Summary: Average user rating of avgtdi.sys: based on 4 votes with 3 user comments. 2 users think avgtdi.sys is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger.

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Best practices for resolving avgtdi issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with avgtdi. 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 avgtdi.sys 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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