afwserv.exe may be a dangerous program, according to heuristic analysis. This program triggers many of the "possible danger" criteria described in this document. It is not yet known if afwserv.exe is malware or a legit program which doesn't harm your PC. We recommend you to be careful with it.
This program is normally stored in C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast Business\afwServ.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this program is 0280e869b76e61fbf1df02e36a919b4d.
This application is set up as a Windows service. This means it operates on your system in background, usually without showing anything to you. Most Windows services are legit programs, which provide useful features to other programs or to Windows in general.
This executable uses the net to communicate. In this day and age this is ok. For example, most of the apps on your PC check for new updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are required.
This exe runs as a 32-bit program. It does not use the full set of features of nowadays' PC CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the publishers did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.
The description present in the program is avast! firewall service.
File version stored as a property 10.2.1608.574.
Company Avast Software s.r.o..
Legal copyright Copyright (c) 2015 AVAST Software.
Some insecure functions of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We advise you to read more about this program.
The digital signature is missing from this program. The maker did not bother to sign it. This is probably bad.
This application does NOT have an uninstall routine set up in registry.