Process name: avgwdsvc

Application using this process: AVG Internet Security


Process name: avgwdsvc

Application using this process: AVG Internet Security


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Process name: avgwdsvc

Application using this process: AVG Internet Security

Recommended: Scan your system for invalid registry entries.

What is avgwdsvc.exe doing on my computer?

avgwdsvc.exe (full name AVG Watch Dog Service) is service belonging to AVG Security suite from AVG Technologies. It was first seen in version 8 and is critical to the functionality of AVG.

This process is non-essential and should not be terminated unless suspected to be causing problems.


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Non-system processes like avgwdsvc.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.

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Is avgwdsvc.exe harmful?

avgwdsvc.exe is unrated

Can I stop or remove avgwdsvc.exe?

Most non-system processes that are running can be stopped because they are not involved in running your operating system. Scan your system now to identify unused processes that are using up valuable resources. avgwdsvc.exe is used by 'AVG Internet Security'.This is an application created by 'AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o.'. To stop avgwdsvc.exe permanently uninstall 'AVG Internet Security' from your system. Uninstalling applications can leave invalid registry entries, accumulating over time. Run a free scan to find out how to optimize software and system performance.

Is avgwdsvc.exe CPU intensive?

This process is not considered CPU intensive. However, running too many processes on your system may affect your PC’s performance. To reduce system overload, you can use the Microsoft System Configuration Utility to manually find and disable processes that launch upon start-up. Alternatively, download PC Mechanic to automatically scan and identify any PC issues.

Why is avgwdsvc.exe giving me errors?

Process related issues are usually related to problems encountered by the application that runs it. A safe way to stop these errors is to uninstall the application and run a system scan to automatically identify any PC issues.

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