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What is avgui.exe?

Avgui.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 avgui.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.

Avgui.exe file information

The process known as AVG User Interface or AVG 2013 belongs to software AVG Internet Security by AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o (www.freeavg.com).

Description: Avgui.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file avgui.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 3,147,384 bytes (43% of all occurrences), 3,143,800 bytes and 11 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/avgui.exe.html 
The file has a digital signature. It is not a Windows system file. The application can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. The software is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). It is a Verisign signed file. The program has no visible window. Avgui.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 26% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
In the event of any problems with avgui.exe, you may want to do the following:
  1) uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > AVG 2013 or AVG 2014)
  2) visit the www.avg.com website.

Recommended: Identify avgui.exe related errors

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

It is AVG Antivirus and the error can be easily fixed by going to "Control", "Programs", "AVG Antivirus", "uninstall", then select "Repair Installation". Done! This applied to my 2014 free AVG installation.
  Don J.   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of avgui.exe: based on 5 votes with 1 user comment.
5 users think avgui.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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