How to remove an avguard error
The free file information forum can help you determine if avguard.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
Avguard.exe file information
The process known as Antivirus On-Access Service or Antivirus On-Access File Guard or Antivirus Service for Windows XP/2000/NT or Avira On-Access Service
belongs to software Avira AntiVir PersonalEdition or Avira AntiVir Personal - Free or AntiVir PersonalEdition or Windows XP/2000/XP Guard Service or Avira Free Antivirus or Avira AntiVir Personal - Free Antivirus or Avira Premium Security Suite or AntiVir Workstation
by Avira GmbH (www.avira.com) or AVIRA GmbH (www.avira.com) or H+BEDV Datentechnik GmbH (www.free-av.com) or Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG.
Description: The file avguard.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of the "My Files" folder or in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings" or in a subfolder of Windows Temp folder (typically C:\Program Files\AVPersonal\).
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 204,840 bytes (15% of all occurrences), 191,016 bytes and 36 more variants.
The program is not visible. File avguard.exe is not a Windows core file. The program uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet. Therefore the technical security rating is 54% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
The software publisher Avira provides direct support (www.avira.com/en/technical_support) and update information (www.free-av.com). You could remove the entire program Avira AntiVir PersonalEdition or AntiVir PersonalEdition using Windows Control Panel.
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If avguard.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 56% dangerous. The file size is 204,840 bytes (22% of all occurrences), 202,792 bytes and 9 more variants.
The program has no visible window. It is not a Windows core file. Program uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet.
You could remove the entire program Avira AntiVir PersonalEdition or AntiVir PersonalEdition using Windows Control Panel.
If avguard.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows, the security rating is 90% dangerous. The file size is 100,864 bytes. There is no file information. The program is not visible. File avguard.exe is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. Avguard.exe is not a Windows system file. User opinion: dangerous avguard.exe seems to be a compressed file.
External information from Paul Collins:
- "Special Firewall Service" definitely not required. Added by the NETSKY.G WORM!
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as avguard.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the avguard.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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