afwserv.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus or malware. 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 clean, it is still recommended to purchase a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend yourself against potential security problems.
Normally, this application is located in C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\Antivirus\afwServ.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this program is 1a3c849bed88571e4768354fe956fe5f.
This program is registered as a Windows service. This means it runs on your system in background, usually without displaying any user interface to you. Most Windows services are legit programs, which perform useful features to other applications or to Windows in general.
This program runs as a 32-bit program. It does not use the entire set of features of current computer CPUs. This is quite normal because the publishers did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.
The description written in the exe is AVG firewall service.
File version extracted from the file 18.1.3800.0.
Maker AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o..
Intellectual property rights notice Copyright (C) 2018 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o..
Some insecure features of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We advise you to be very careful regarding this program.
afwserv.exe has a digital signature. Today most legit programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature found in afwserv.exe is valid. This is very good.
Digitally signed by: AVG Netherlands B.V.
Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA
It has an uninstall routine, which is good. si are uninstall.