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Program info

Estimated safety rating


avastsvc.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if avastsvc.exe is on your system, 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 detection rate, in order to defend your system against viruses and malware.

Executable file path

 C:\Arquivos de programas\Alwil Software\Avast5\AvastSvc.exe

Normally, this program is located in C:\Arquivos de programas\Alwil Software\Avast5\AvastSvc.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this program is e3be7dac6e46c2f1461996f29a09b6fa.

Is running as a service


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

Accesses the internet


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

Is a 32 bit executable file


This application runs in 32-bit mode. It can not exploit the entire set of features of modern PC CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the authors did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description

 avast! Service

The description present in the exe is avast! Service.

File version


File version stored as a property 8.0.1506.399.


 AVAST Software

Publisher AVAST Software.


 Copyright (c) 2013 AVAST Software

Legal copyright notice Copyright (c) 2013 AVAST Software.

Has valid windows


This file does NOT have visible windows. This is usually a bad thing.

Digitally signed


avastsvc.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays the large majority of legit programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature attached to avastsvc.exe checks out perfectly. This is excellent.

Certifier name

 AVAST Software

Digitally signed by: AVAST Software

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 a good sign. si are uninstall.