afwserv.exe is a application which is probably legit. So, if afwserv.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is virus-free, it is still recommended to run a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself your system against threats.
Usually, the default filename and path where this program is stored is
The MD5 checksum for this executable is 74b5e5dbe765b6ffbc387dac5fd4d0b6.
This program is a Windows service. This means it operates on your system in background, usually without displaying anything to you. Most Windows services are legit programs, which perform useful features to other applications or to Windows in general.
This program runs in 32-bit mode. It does not exploit the full power of modern PC CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the authors did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description written in the file is AVG firewall service.
File version extracted from the file 17.5.3585.0.
Maker AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o..
Intellectual property rights notice Copyright (C) 2014 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o..
Some dangerous features of Windows have been used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We recommend you to perform more in-depth research about this program.
afwserv.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays the large majority of legit programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to afwserv.exe verifies as ok. This is most likely a clean, ok program.
Digitally signed by: AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o.
Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA
It has an uninstall string in registry, which is good. si are uninstall.