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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
Avgwdsvc.exe is a program file which would have been installed by you on your pc, it would not have been preinstalled software. The exact disk location is also shown below to 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. This is antivirus and antispyware related software, it is a free program from AVG (they have both a free version for home users and a paid version for business users). The software's main purpose is to scan emails, web links, and directories for viruses and to help make sure your system is protected from viruses.This program is considered safe and is not spyware or adware. Visit avgwdsvc.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 avgwdsvc.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found at: C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe


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

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

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