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Program info

Estimated safety rating


aswidsagent.exe is a application which is most likely legit. So, if aswidsagent.exe is on your system, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is clean, it is still recommended to use a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself your system against viruses and malware.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswidsagent.exe

Normally, this application is stored in C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswidsagent.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is f203b5836b4b425e735706b3a82a4b02.

Is running as a service


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

Accesses the internet


This application uses the net to communicate. In this day and age this is quite normal. For example, most of the programs on your PC check for new updates. For this, Internet communications are necessary.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This executable runs as a 32-bit program. It does not benefit of the entire power of current computer processors. This is quite normal because the publishers did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 Avast Behavior Shield

The description stored in the exe is Avast Behavior Shield.

File version

File version stored as a property


 AVAST Software

Company name AVAST Software.


 Copyright (C) 2014 AVAST Software

Copyright notice Copyright (C) 2014 AVAST Software.

Digitally signed


aswidsagent.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays most serious software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature extracted from aswidsagent.exe checks out perfectly. This is very good.

Certifier name

 AVAST Software s.r.o.

Digital certificate name: AVAST Software s.r.o.

Issuer name

 DigiCert High Assurance Code Signing CA-1

Certificate's issuer name: DigiCert High Assurance Code Signing CA-1

Can be uninstalled


This application does NOT have an uninstall routine stored in registry.