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What is avgrsa.exe?

Avgrsa.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 avgrsa.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.

Avgrsa.exe file information

The process known as AVG Resident Shield Service belongs to software AVG Internet Security by AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o (www.freeavg.com).

Description: Avgrsa.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. avgrsa.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 952,952 bytes (23% of all occurrences), 1,370,464 bytes and 13 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/avgrsa.exe.html 
The program is not visible. The file is a Verisign signed file. The file is digitally signed. It is not a Windows system file. The process can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. Therefore the technical security rating is 11% dangerous.
If there are any problems with avgrsa.exe, you can do the following:

  • search for help on the company's website
  • uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > AVG 2013 or AVG 2012)

Recommended: Identify avgrsa.exe related errors

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