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Program info

Estimated safety rating


avshadow.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if avshadow.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is clean, we still advise you to purchase a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself your system against potential security problems.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\Antivirus\avshadow.exe

Usually, this application is located in C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\Antivirus\avshadow.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this program is 091f7b623488f2e65bae86fe114c4ac3.

Is running as a service


This application is NOT a Windows service. This is very good.

Is a 64 bit executable file


64-bit code has been detected. This exe can put to good use the full power of a modern computer processor.

File description

 AntiVir shadow copy service

The description stored in the file is AntiVir shadow copy service.

File version

File version stored as a property


 Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG

Company Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG.


 Copyright © 2018 Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG and its Licensors

Legal copyright notice Copyright © 2018 Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG and its Licensors.

Potentially dangerous functions


Some insecure functions of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We recommend you to perform more in-depth research about this program.

Digitally signed


avshadow.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays most virus-free software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature found in avshadow.exe verifies as ok. This is excellent.

Certifier name

 Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG

Digital certificate name: Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG

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 string in registry, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.