Guard.exe is an application developed by AVG antivirus program. It monitors your computer for adware, spyware, keyloggers, and other malware, and notifies you immediately about the threats your computer is facing or intrusion attempts that were prevented. This application runs at startup and protects your computer.
Product: AVG Antivirus / Ewido Anti-Spyware
Company: AVG Technologies
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Should I be worried if I have guard.exe on my computer?
As an integral process or file for certain antivirus programs, guard.exe is considered to be a safe file. Unless you have other reason for concern about the security of your machine, you should not worry about having this file on your computer.
Required as part of AVG Antivirus, this process allows the program to function properly and monitor your computer from viruses, spyware, and other forms of malware. It provides proactive monitoring, so without the process, you may be causing unnecessary vulnerability within your system.