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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 many of the "possible danger" criteria described in this document. It is yet unknown if a2service.exe is malware or a legit program which doesn't harm the computer. Please be careful with it.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files (x86)\a-squared Free\a2service.exe

Normally, this program is found in C:\Program Files (x86)\a-squared Free\a2service.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this program is c0c09160883a964b1b6e6cf32643a394.

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 provide useful functions to other programs or to Windows in general.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This exe runs in 32-bit mode. It can not benefit of the full power of current computer chips. This ordinarily happens because the makers did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description

 a-squared Service

The description present in the file is a-squared Service.

File version

File version stored as a property


 Emsi Software GmbH

Company Emsi Software GmbH.


 (C) 2003-2007 Emsi Software GmbH

Legal copyright notice (C) 2003-2007 Emsi Software GmbH.

Is an encrypted file


The code of this executable appears to be compressed or encrypted so it can not be easily analysed.

Digitally signed


a2service.exe has a digital signature. Today most serious software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature is broken, which means it is most likely that the app may be a virus and that somebody most likely modified it after the signature was generated. We advise extreme caution!

Certifier name

 Emsi Software GmbH

Digital certificate name: 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.