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Program info

Estimated safety rating


afwserv.exe is a program which is most likely legit. So, if afwserv.exe is on your computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is clean, we still advise you to use a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend your system against potential security problems.

Executable file path

 C:\program files\AVG\antivirus\afwServ.exe

Usually, this program is located in C:\program files\AVG\antivirus\afwServ.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this program is 682aec809e45bb7f5e9d7344b0ec8790.

Is running as a service


This application is registered as a Windows service. This means it operates on your PC in background, usually without displaying anything to you. Most Windows services are useful programs, which provide useful features to other applications or to the Windows Operating System.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This app runs as a 32-bit program. It can not benefit of the full set of features of modern PC processors. This is quite normal because the publishers did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 AVG firewall service

The description extracted from the program is AVG firewall service.

File version


File version stored as a property 18.8.4084.0.


 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o.

Company 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 recording the keyboard. We recommend you to be very careful regarding this program.

Digitally signed


afwserv.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays the large majority of clean software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature extracted from afwserv.exe is valid. This is excellent.

Certifier name

 AVG Technologies USA, Inc.

Digital certificate name: AVG Technologies USA, Inc.

Issuer name

 DigiCert Assured ID Code Signing CA-1

Certificate's issuer name: DigiCert Assured ID Code Signing CA-1

Can be uninstalled


It has an uninstall string in registry, which is good. si are uninstall.