afwserv.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if afwserv.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is virus-free, it is still recommended to use a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend yourself against viruses and malware.
The default name and path where this application is stored is
C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\Antivirus\afwServ.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this program is 6413f0d0d8eb26473e24ac866f6984af.
This program is registered as a Windows service. This means it operates on your system in background, usually without showing any user interface to you. Most Windows services are ok programs, which provide useful functions to other applications or to the Windows Operating System.
This executable runs in 32-bit mode. It can not exploit the full power of current computer chips. This is quite normal because the makers did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.
The description extracted from the exe is AVG firewall service.
File version 17.3.3442.0.
Company AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o..
Legal copyright notice Copyright (C) 2014 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o..
Some dangerous features of Windows appear to be used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We advise you to perform more in-depth research about this program.
afwserv.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays the large majority of clean programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to afwserv.exe verifies as ok. This is most likely a clean, ok program.
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 a good sign. si are uninstall.