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Process name: Antivirus System Tray Tool
Application using this process: Avira Internet Security Suite
Recommended: Scan your system for invalid registry entries.
What is avgnt.exe doing on my computer?
avgnt.exe is an executable file associated with Avira antivirus. Antivirus software is a computer program that detects and possibly prevents malicious software to be installed on your computer system. Avgnt is not essential for running the core operations of the Windows OS, however stopping this process might create issues when running the Avira System Tray Tool. Some antiviruses need certain processes to run in the background so it is advisable to check with the antivirus vendor.
Non-system processes like avgnt.exe originate from software you installed on your system. Since most applications store data in your system's registry, it is likely that over time your registry suffers fragmentation and accumulates invalid entries which can affect your PC's performance. It is recommended that you check your registry to identify slowdown issues.