avgidsagent.exe - Is avgidsagent.exe trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is avgidsagent.exe?
Purpose of avgidsagent.exe:

Process or task name:

Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similiar spelling for these windows processes and tasks: avgidsagent.exe

File type:
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.

Purpose of this file:
AVGIDSAgent.exe is an executable file, and it most likely was installed by you on your computer, as this would not have been preinstalled software on your computer. Always check the file location which is shown for you below, as this is a way to verify you have the correct file. Often spyware or virus writers use similiar names in hopes to fool you into thinking it may be a good file, but they place the spyware or virus in other disk or folder locations with a similiar name. This AVGIDSAgent.exe file is used by many of those who have installed the AVG antivirus software, or the free AVG antivirus software and it is called the Identity protection agent. This is part of the security suite to monitor and protect your system from viruses or malware. This AVGIDSAgent.exe file will show in your tasklist as a background task. This file is considered to be safe and is not spyware or virus related software. Visit avgidsagent.exe for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the avgidsagent.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found on your hard drive at C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\Identity Protection\Agent\Bin\AVGIDSAgent.exe

  • Is avgidsagent.exe spyware?
        No, this windows task is not spyware.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        No, this windows task is not popup or adware related software.

  • Is avgidsagent.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

  • Would you recommend that I remove avgidsagent.exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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