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.
This program is normally stored in C:\Program Files\a-squared Free\a2service.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this file is 4367f2fbb01e4f8862e6351f1d8a16e7.
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.
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.
The description stored in the program is a-squared Service.
File version extracted from the file 188.8.131.52.
Author Emsi Software GmbH.
Intellectual property rights notice (C) 2003-2009 Emsi Software GmbH.
The code of this program seems to have been compressed or encrypted so it can not be quickly analysed.
a2service.exe has a digital signature. Today the large majority of virus-free programs are digitally signed.
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!
Digitally signed by: Emsi Software GmbH
Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2004 CA
It has an uninstall routine, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.