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Program info

Estimated safety rating


avastsvc.exe is a application which is probably NOT a virus. So, if avastsvc.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is clean, we still advise you to use a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself your system against potential security problems.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvastSvc.exe

Usually, the default name and directory where the application is stored is
C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvastSvc.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this executable is 501e11ae85ee28d305d228f5931ac76c.

Is running as a service


This program is set up as a Windows service. This means it operates on your PC in background, usually without displaying any user interface to you. Most Windows services are ok programs, which perform useful functions to other applications or to the Windows Operating System.

Accesses the internet


This program uses the net to communicate. Today this is ok. For example, most of the programs on your PC check for updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are required.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This program runs as a 32-bit program. It does not benefit of the entire power of nowadays' PC CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the authors did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description

 avast! Service

The description written in the program is avast! Service.

File version


File version 11.1.2253.1653.


 AVAST Software

Maker AVAST Software.


 Copyright (c) 2014 AVAST Software

Copyright notice Copyright (c) 2014 AVAST Software.

Digitally signed


avastsvc.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays most clean programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature found in avastsvc.exe verifies as ok. This is most likely a clean, ok program.

Certifier name

 AVAST Software a.s.

Digital certificate name: AVAST Software a.s.

Issuer name

 DigiCert High Assurance Code Signing CA-1

Certificate's issuer name: DigiCert High Assurance Code Signing CA-1

Can be uninstalled


It has an uninstall string in registry, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.