lavasoft.wcassistant.winservice.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if lavasoft.wcassistant.winservice.exe is on your system, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is virus-free, we still advise you to use a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend yourself against potential security problems.
This application is normally found in C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Lavasoft.WCAssistant.WinService.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this program is 886e49f34f87affcbb7c8daf464bd28a.
This program is a Windows service. This means it runs on your PC in background, usually without displaying anything to you. Most Windows services are legit programs, which perform useful functions to other applications or to the Windows Operating System.
This executable uses the net to communicate. In this day and age this is quite normal. For example, most of the programs on your PC check for updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are necessary.
This exe runs in 32-bit mode. It can not exploit the full power of current PC processors. This ordinarily happens because the publishers did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description extracted from the program is SPWindowsService.
File version 188.8.131.52.
Copyright notice Copyright © 2014.
lavasoft.wcassistant.winservice.exe is digitally signed. Today most virus-free programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature found in lavasoft.wcassistant.winservice.exe checks out perfectly. This is excellent.
The name of the organization or individual signing this is: firstname.lastname@example.org
Digital certificate name: Lavasoft Software Canada
Certificate's issuer name: GlobalSign CodeSigning CA - G3
It has an uninstall string in registry, which is good. si are uninstall.