vpnsvc.exe is a application which is probably NOT a virus. So, if vpnsvc.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is virus-free, 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.
The default filename and path where this application is stored is
C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\SecureLine\VpnSvc.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this executable is 40a5f2c7c5adfec75513394110b5c953.
This application is set up as a Windows service. This means it runs on your system in background, usually without displaying any user interface to you. Most Windows services are legit programs, which provide useful features to other programs or to Windows in general.
This application uses the net to communicate. In this day and age this is quite normal. For example, most of the apps on your computer check for new updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are required.
This exe runs as a 32-bit program. It does not use the full power of nowadays' PC chips. This ordinarily happens because the makers did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.
The description stored in the program is Avast SecureLine Service.
File version extracted from the file 5.1.419.0.
Producer AVAST Software.
Copyright notice Copyright (c) 2019 AVAST Software.
Some insecure features of Windows appear to be used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We advise you to perform more in-depth research about this program.
vpnsvc.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays most legit programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from vpnsvc.exe checks out perfectly. This is very good.
Digitally signed by: AVAST Software s.r.o.
Certificate's issuer name: DigiCert SHA2 Assured ID Code Signing CA
It has an uninstall string in registry, which is good. si are uninstall.