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October 25, 2012 11:49 Why Are So Many Processes #219216


Join Date: 20.10.2012
Posts: 6
i have installed avg antivirus. the following 9 processes are running in my task manager:
are they viruses?
image name cpu em usage
avgcsrvx.exe 95 61000k
avgscanx.exe 00 1184k
vprot.exe 00 472k
avgtray.xe 00 460k
avgnsx.exe 00 400k
avgam.exe 00 128k
alg.exe 00 108k
avgwdsvc.exe 00 1908k
avgcsrvx.exe 00 280k
avgrsx.exe 00 484k
avgcshvx.exe 00 5008k
avggui.exe 00 2392k

plz help how can one program run so many processes and one process (look above) runs twice.plz help.
any help would be highly appreciated.


November 6, 2012 16:14 Re: Why Are So Many Processes #219959
Anonymous user


Join Date: 29.11.2010
Posts: 8245
Hello mslkhj2,

All processes are from AVG except alg.exe which is Application Layer Gateway Service (Microsoft).

It is common that one program runs many processes.

Thank you

AVG Team
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