What is audiodg.exe? audiodg.exe is a Windows Vista audio component. If you have seen it running in your Task Manager, you must be wondering what it is and why it is there.
This process is there to help audio driver run in different (isolated) login session, and to ensure that other applications cannot modify any plug-ins and content.
audiodg.exe is located in C/Windows/System32. If you have seen other processes running under the same name as audiodg.exe, but they are running from other locations, you need to scan your computer for viruses.
audiodg.exe is not a virus, but there are malicious programs that use this file to camouflage themselves, so you can’t tell the difference. You can compare their locations and see which one is a legitimate, Windows-signed file. You can also compare their sizes and see which one is non-legitimate.
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As with other processes, audiodg.exe problems are possible, too.
Many users are complaining about memory waste and high CPU usage in situations when they need audio. Beeping sounds are also caused by audiodg.exe, so users find this very annoying. There are several things that can be done to solve this problem.
– Find the speaker icon and right-click on it.
– Choose playback devices.
– Find the icon that has a green check mark and highlight it.
– Now, click properties and click on “Advanced”.
– Find the “Enable Audio Enhancements” box and uncheck it.
– If you need to enable it again, you can do this anytime, by following the same steps.
If you still cannot solve the problem, call a professional to help you. Perhaps your computer is infected, but your antivirus is not efficient enough. Make sure your antivirus protection is up-to-date.