aav_service_vista.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus or malware. So, if aav_service_vista.exe is on your system, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is clean, we still advise you to use a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend yourself against threats.
Usually, the default filename and folder where the program is stored is
C:\Program Files (x86)\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Anti-Virus\AAV_Service_VISTA.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this executable is b4dcc8eb6fe251f7def297026862acce.
This application is set up as a Windows service. This means it operates on your PC in background, usually without displaying anything to you. Most Windows services are ok programs, which provide useful features to other programs or to the Windows Operating System.
This application runs in 32-bit mode. It can not benefit of the full power of modern computer processors. This ordinarily happens because the makers did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.
Some dangerous features of Windows have been used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We advise you to be very careful regarding this program.
aav_service_vista.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays most serious programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from aav_service_vista.exe is valid. This is excellent.
Digitally signed by: Ashampoo GmbH & Co. KG
Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA
This application does NOT have an uninstall routine set up in registry.