avp.exe is a program which is most likely legit. So, if avp.exe is on your PC, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is clean, it is still recommended to use a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend your system against potential security problems.
Normally, this program is stored in C:\Program Files (x86)\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Internet Security 16.0.0\avp.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this program is 50c3c62ffe6337e6e4f2f01cb07df63c.
This application is a Windows service. This means it runs on your system in background, usually without showing anything to you. Most Windows services are ok programs, which perform useful functions to other programs or to Windows in general.
This application uses the net to communicate. Today this is expected from a program. For example, most of the apps on your computer check for new updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are required.
This program runs in 32-bit mode. It does not benefit of the entire set of features of nowadays' computer chips. This is quite normal because the makers did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description written in the program is Kaspersky Anti-Virus.
File version 188.8.131.525.
Company Kaspersky Lab ZAO.
Intellectual property rights notice © 2015 Kaspersky Lab ZAO. All Rights Reserved..
avp.exe is digitally signed. Today the large majority of virus-free software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to avp.exe checks out perfectly. This is excellent.
Digitally signed by: Kaspersky Lab
Certificate's issuer name: DigiCert High Assurance Code Signing CA-1
It has an uninstall routine, which is good. si are uninstall.