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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
avgtray.exe is a program file which may have been installed on your computer, and most likely never arrived on your computer as preinstalled software. The exact folder location is also shown below for you, so you can verfiy it is not spyware, as many spyware programs use similiar names and just locate them elsewhere on your hard drive. Always check the proper disk location of your programs if you are suspicious. The purpose of this avgtray.exe program is to scan your computer for various viruses and trojans, and it will allow easy access to your virus detector software as it sits in the system tray. You should see an icon in your system tray, and this will also appear in your computer startup software list. This is part of AVG antivirus, and it is a safe file. Visit avgtray.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 avgtray.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found on your hard drive at C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe

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

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

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