avastsvc.exe is a program which is probably legit. So, if avastsvc.exe is on your system, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is virus-free, we still advise you to run a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend your PC against potential security problems.
Usually, the default filename and folder where this application is stored is
C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvastSvc.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is ee5315059f4f7af1e0e2082cf914839c.
This program is a Windows service. This means it runs on your system in background, usually without showing anything to you. Most Windows services are useful programs, which perform useful features to other programs or to Windows in general.
This executable uses the net to communicate. Today this is expected from a program. For example, most of the programs on your PC check for new updates. For this, Internet communications are required.
This program runs in 32-bit mode. It does not use the entire power of current computer processors. This ordinarily happens because the publishers did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description extracted from the program is Avast Service.
File version stored as a property 17.1.3394.0.
Producer AVAST Software.
Legal copyright Copyright (c) 2014 AVAST Software.
A digital certificate is missing from this program. The publisher did not bother to sign it. This is probably bad.
It has an uninstall string in registry, which is good. si are uninstall.