afwserv.exe is a program which is most likely legit. So, if afwserv.exe is on your computer, 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 detection rate, in order to defend your system against potential security problems.
Usually, this program is located in C:\program files\AVG\antivirus\afwServ.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this program is 682aec809e45bb7f5e9d7344b0ec8790.
This application is registered as a Windows service. This means it operates on your PC in background, usually without displaying anything to you. Most Windows services are useful programs, which provide useful features to other applications or to the Windows Operating System.
This app runs as a 32-bit program. It can not benefit of the full set of features of modern PC processors. This is quite normal because the publishers did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description extracted from the program is AVG firewall service.
File version stored as a property 18.8.4084.0.
Company 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 recording the keyboard. We recommend you to be very careful regarding this program.
afwserv.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays the large majority of clean software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from afwserv.exe is valid. This is excellent.
Digital certificate name: AVG Technologies USA, Inc.
Certificate's issuer name: DigiCert Assured ID Code Signing CA-1
It has an uninstall string in registry, which is good. si are uninstall.