afwserv.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if afwserv.exe is on your computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is clean, it is still recommended to run a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself yourself against threats.
Normally, this application is found in C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\Antivirus\afwServ.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this file is b377d45d34d8106977bb0004b39c9e0a.
This application is a Windows service. This means it runs on your system in background, usually without showing any user interface to you. Most Windows services are ok programs, which provide useful features to other programs or to Windows in general.
This application runs in 32-bit mode. It can not exploit the full set of features of nowadays' computer CPUs. This is quite normal because the makers did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.
The description written in the file is AVG firewall service.
File version extracted from the file 17.3.3443.0.
Producer AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o..
Intellectual property rights notice Copyright (C) 2014 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o..
Some insecure functions of Windows appear to be used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We advise you to read more about this program.
afwserv.exe is digitally signed. Today most serious programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature found in afwserv.exe checks out perfectly. This is excellent.
Digitally signed by: AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o.
Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA
It has an uninstall string in registry, which is good. si are uninstall.