afwserv.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus or malware. So, if afwserv.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is virus-free, it is still recommended to use a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend your PC against threats.
This application is usually found on disk in C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\afwServ.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this program is 7994020fcd074cfe32e6f439a5d999d5.
This application is set up as a Windows service. This means it operates on your PC in background, usually without showing any user interface to you. Most Windows services are useful programs, which provide useful functions to other applications or to the Windows Operating System.
This exe runs as a 32-bit program. It does not exploit the full power of modern computer chips. This ordinarily happens because the publishers did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description stored in the exe is Avast firewall service.
File version stored as a property 17.5.3559.0.
Producer AVAST Software.
Intellectual property rights notice Copyright (c) 2014 AVAST Software.
Some dangerous features of Windows appear to be used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We advise you to read more about this program.
afwserv.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays most clean programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to afwserv.exe is valid. This is very good.
Digital certificate name: AVAST Software s.r.o.
Certificate's issuer name: DigiCert High Assurance Code Signing CA-1
It has an uninstall routine, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.