afwserv.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus or malware. So, if afwserv.exe is on your system, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is clean, we still advise you to use a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself your system against threats.
This program is usually found in C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\afwServ.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this program is ae4a6dfb8753dbd40028b3344163e2f6.
This program is set up as a Windows service. This means it runs on your system in background, usually without showing any user interface to you. Most Windows services are useful programs, which perform useful features to other programs or to the Windows Operating System.
This executable runs in 32-bit mode. It does not benefit of the entire power of current computer chips. This is quite normal because the makers did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description present in the exe is Avast firewall service.
File version extracted from the file 17.6.3625.0.
Author AVAST Software.
Intellectual property rights notice Copyright (c) 2014 AVAST Software.
Some unusual functions of Windows have been used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We advise you to perform more in-depth research about this program.
afwserv.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays most clean programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature found in afwserv.exe verifies as ok. This is most likely a clean, ok program.
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 good. si are uninstall.