What is avgBoot.exe?

avgBoot.exe is part of AVG Internet Security System and developed by AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. according to the avgBoot.exe version information.

avgBoot.exe's description is "AVG start-up scanner"

avgBoot.exe is digitally signed by AVG Technologies USA, Inc..

avgBoot.exe is usually located in the 'C:\Windows\system32\' folder.

None of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal reports anything malicious about avgBoot.exe.

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on avgBoot.exe:

PropertyValue
Product nameAVG Internet Security System
Company nameAVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o.
File descriptionAVG start-up scanner
Internal nameaswBoot
Original filenameaswBoot.exe
Legal copyrightCopyright (C) 2018 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o.
Product version18.8.4084.0
File version18.8.4084.0

Here's a screenshot of the file properties when displayed by Windows Explorer:

Product nameAVG Internet Security System
Company nameAVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o.
File descriptionAVG start-up scanner
Internal nameaswBoot
Original filenameaswBoot.exe
Legal copyrightCopyright (C) 2018 AVG Technologies ..
Product version18.8.4084.0
File version18.8.4084.0

Digital signatures [?]

avgBoot.exe has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameAVG Technologies USA, Inc.
Certificate issuer nameDigiCert Assured ID Code Signing CA-1
Certificate serial number0557955e02a6b53dd1d574ede15f310e

VirusTotal report

None of the 71 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the avgBoot.exe file.

None of the 71 anti-virus programs detected the avgBoot.exe file.

Other files also named avgBoot.exe

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Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD5de9c017afa2a99486f01d7bcddfc3e87
SHA256206ef918a37bacfad96f05b4e1a5e50986dbc07b1b46c9d7124618723e8dfa36

Error Messages

These are some of the error messages that can appear related to avgboot.exe:

avgboot.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

avgboot.exe - Application Error. The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". The memory could not be "read/written". Click on OK to terminate the program.

AVG start-up scanner has stopped working.

End Program - avgboot.exe. This program is not responding.

avgboot.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

avgboot.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.

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