avastsvc.exe is a application which is most likely legit. So, if avastsvc.exe is on your computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is clean, we still advise you to run a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend your PC against potential security problems.
Usually, this program is found in C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvastSvc.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this program is 1f7ed95a8644ee52266eb799107c2de6.
This program is a Windows service. This means it runs on your system in background, usually without displaying any user interface to you. Most Windows services are ok programs, which perform useful functions to other applications or to Windows in general.
This application uses the Internet to communicate. Today this is quite normal. For example, most of the programs on your PC check for new updates. For this, Internet communications are required.
This executable runs as a 32-bit program. It can not use the full power of nowadays' computer processors. This is quite normal because the makers did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description present in the file is Avast Service.
File version 17.7.3660.0.
Publisher AVAST Software.
Legal copyright notice Copyright (c) 2014 AVAST Software.
A digital certificate is missing from this program. The authors did not bother to sign it. This is usually bad.
It has an uninstall routine, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.