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Program info

Estimated safety rating


afwserv.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if afwserv.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is clean, it is still recommended to purchase a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend yourself against potential security problems.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\Antivirus\afwServ.exe

Normally, this application is located in C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\Antivirus\afwServ.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this program is 1a3c849bed88571e4768354fe956fe5f.

Is running as a service


This program is registered as a Windows service. This means it runs on your system in background, usually without displaying any user interface to you. Most Windows services are legit programs, which perform useful features to other applications or to Windows in general.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This program runs as a 32-bit program. It does not use the entire set of features of current computer CPUs. This is quite normal because the publishers did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description

 AVG firewall service

The description written in the exe is AVG firewall service.

File version


File version extracted from the file 18.1.3800.0.


 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o.

Maker AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o..


 Copyright (C) 2018 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o.

Intellectual property rights notice Copyright (C) 2018 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o..

Potentially dangerous functions


Some insecure features of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We advise you to be very careful regarding this program.

Digitally signed


afwserv.exe has a digital signature. Today most legit programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature found in afwserv.exe is valid. This is very good.

Certifier name

 AVG Netherlands B.V.

Digitally signed by: AVG Netherlands B.V.

Issuer name

 VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA

Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA

Can be uninstalled


It has an uninstall routine, which is good. si are uninstall.