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Program info

Estimated safety rating


a2service.exe may be a dangerous program, according to an automatic analysis of the program's operation. This program triggers too many of the "possible danger" flags detailed bellow. It is yet unknown if a2service.exe is malware or not which doesn't harm your PC. We recommend you to be careful with this application.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\a-squared Free\a2service.exe

This program is normally stored in C:\Program Files\a-squared Free\a2service.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this file is 4367f2fbb01e4f8862e6351f1d8a16e7.

Is running as a service


This program is a Windows service. This means it runs on your PC in background, usually without showing any user interface to you. Most Windows services are useful programs, which provide useful features to other programs or to Windows in general.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This exe runs in 32-bit mode. It can not exploit the entire set of features of nowadays' PC CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the authors did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 a-squared Service

The description stored in the program is a-squared Service.

File version

File version extracted from the file


 Emsi Software GmbH

Author Emsi Software GmbH.


 (C) 2003-2009 Emsi Software GmbH

Intellectual property rights notice (C) 2003-2009 Emsi Software GmbH.

Is an encrypted file


The code of this program seems to have been compressed or encrypted so it can not be quickly analysed.

Digitally signed


a2service.exe has a digital signature. Today the large majority of virus-free programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature is broken, which means it is most likely that this program may be a virus and that someone most likely tampered with it after the signature was generated. Please be very careful regarding this!

Certifier name

 Emsi Software GmbH

Digitally signed by: Emsi Software GmbH

Issuer name

 VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2004 CA

Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2004 CA

Can be uninstalled


It has an uninstall routine, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.