Should I block it?

No, this file is 100% safe to run.

VersionsAdditional versions

9.0.2020.505 1.64%
9.0.2018.391 36.07%
9.0.2013.292 4.92%
9.0.2011.263 6.56%
9.0.2008.177 13.11%
9.0.2007.172 6.56%
9.0.2006.159 31.15%

Relationships


PE structurePE file structure

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Import table
advapi32.dll
CryptDestroyHash, CryptCreateHash, CryptAcquireContextA, CryptReleaseContext, CryptGetHashParam, CryptHashData, RegCloseKey, RegQueryValueExW, RegOpenKeyExW
aswcmnbs.dll
base64Encode, iniWritePrivateProfileString, iniWritePrivateProfileInt, base64Decode, iniGetPrivateProfileInt, cmnbFree, fsGetAvastProgramPath, iniGetPrivateProfileString, cmnbInit, fsGetAvastRegistryKey, fsGetAvastLogPath
aswcmnos.dll
dep_fsOpenFile, cmnosFree, dep_osCloseThread, dep_osWaitForThread, dep_fsCloseFile, dep_strFreeString, dep_strUnicodeToNewNormal, dep_fsExistFile, dep_osTerminateThread, dep_osSuspendThread, dep_osBeginThread, dep_csRelease, dep_csWait, dep_csDelete, dep_csCreate, dep_fsGetFileSizeHandle, dep_fsGetFilePointer, dep_fsReadFile, dep_fsWriteFile, cmnosInit, dep_strNormalToNewUnicode, dep_strGetDate, dep_strGetTime, dep_timeGetSystemTime, dep_fsFileTimeToTime
dnsapi.dll
DnsQuery_W
kernel32.dll
IsDebuggerPresent, SleepEx, GetVersionExA, GetLastError, GetPrivateProfileStringW, GetTickCount, WideCharToMultiByte, GetACP, InitializeCriticalSection, DeleteCriticalSection, EnterCriticalSection, LeaveCriticalSection, Sleep, IsProcessorFeaturePresent, GetProcAddress, LoadLibraryA, PeekNamedPipe, ReadFile, GetStdHandle, GetFileType, WaitForMultipleObjects, ExpandEnvironmentStringsA, FormatMessageA, WaitForSingleObject, CloseHandle, EncodePointer, DecodePointer, QueryPerformanceCounter, GetCurrentProcessId, GetCurrentThreadId, InterlockedCompareExchange, GetSystemTimeAsFileTime, SetLastError, FreeLibrary, MultiByteToWideChar, FlushFileBuffers, GetFileSize, WriteFile, CreateFileW
msvcp110.dll
DllMain
msvcr110.dll
DllMain
winhttp.dll
WinHttpGetIEProxyConfigForCurrentUser, WinHttpCloseHandle, WinHttpReadData, WinHttpQueryDataAvailable, WinHttpReceiveResponse, WinHttpSendRequest, WinHttpAddRequestHeaders, WinHttpOpenRequest, WinHttpConnect, WinHttpOpen
wininet.dll
InternetCrackUrlW
ws2_32.dll
getaddrinfo, freeaddrinfo, WSAIoctl
Export table
aswCloseCommChannel
aswCommChannelFree
aswCommChannelGetAddress
aswCommChannelHttpAddHeaders
aswCommChannelHttpGetHeaders
aswCommChannelInit
aswOpenCommChannel
aswReadBufferFromCommChannel
aswReadFileFromCommChannel
aswReadFromCommChannel
aswSingleReadBufferFromCommChannel
aswSingleReadFileFromCommChannel
aswSingleReadFromCommChannel
aswSingleWriteBufferReadFromCommChannel
aswSingleWriteBufferToCommChannel
aswSingleWriteFileToCommChannel
aswSingleWriteToCommChannel
aswWriteBufferToCommChannel
aswWriteFileToCommChannel
aswWriteToCommChannel

aswcommchannel.dll

avast! Antivirus by AVAST Software a.s. (Signed)

Remove aswcommchannel.dll
Version:   9.0.2011.263
MD5:   42c11d627528727ed655dddd4bdf7af0
SHA1:   bfd178ec15dedb60fb99030e567164077ef4d6db

Overview

aswcommchannel.dll is loaded as dynamic link library that runs in the context of a process. It is installed with a couple of know programs including avast! Internet Security published by AVAST Software, avast! Free Antivirus from AVAST Software and avast! Free Antivirus by AVAST Software. The file is digitally signed by AVAST Software a.s. which was issued by the DigiCert Inc certificate authority (CA).

DetailsDetails

File name:aswcommchannel.dll
Publisher:AVAST Software
Product name:avast! Antivirus
Description:Communication Channels
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\avast software\avast\aswcommchannel.dll
Original name:aswCommC.lib
File version:9.0.2011.263
Size:394.18 KB (403,640 bytes)
Build date:12/16/2013 11:31 PM
Certificate
Issued to:AVAST Software a.s.
Authority (CA):DigiCert Inc
Effective date:Thursday, July 11, 2013
Expiration date:Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Digital DNA
File packed:No
.NET CLR:No
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ResourcesPrograms

The following programs will install this file
AVAST Software
5% remove
avast! Internet Security provides complete antivirus, anti-spyware, antispam, and firewall protection, complemented by avast! SafeZone™ and new hybrid cloud technologies, for best protection against viruses, spyware, and other types of malware. SafeZone creates a private and isolated virtual window on your desktop for safely making your sensitive financial transactions when shopping or banking online.
AVAST Software
9% remove
Avast! Free Antivirus is a full-featured antivirus and anti-spyware scanning and removal product that offers a web-reputation browser extension as well as virtualization technology. Accurate threat updates via Avast updates are delivered automatically using PUSH update technology.
AVAST Software
7% remove
Avast Pro Antivirus is for individuals or companies that want customizable computer security that will integrate easily with an existing firewall. It has all the features of Avast Free Antivirus, plus a command-line scanner, full-scale virtualization, and the new Avast SafeZone (a clean, isolated desktop, so that other applications--even keyloggers--cannot see what's happening), designed specifically for secure online shopping or bankin...
AVAST Software
4% remove
Puts all the latest security technology at your fingertips. Comes with advanced privacy tools, full remote access, and a software update manager, to keep your most important programs updated. avast! Premier goes beyond our already comprehensive Internet Security to offer our new Data Shredder, for very permanently deleting sensitive data from the hard drive; remote capability improvements that – at the request of our users – allow autom...
AVAST Software
6% remove
AVAST Software
7% remove
AVAST Software
1% remove
AVAST Software
4% remove

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.00%
Windows 8.1 11.67%
Windows 7 Professional 5.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.00%
Windows 8 5.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.00%
Windows 8 Single Language 3.33%
Windows 8 Pro 3.33%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.33%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 1.67%
Windows Vista Home Premium 1.67%
Windows 8 Enterprise 1.67%
Windows 8 Enterprise Evaluation 1.67%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 1.67%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 30.00% of avast! Antivirus.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Hewlett-Packard 17.07%
ASUS 17.07%
Dell 17.07%
Toshiba 14.63%
Lenovo 12.20%
Acer 9.76%
GIGABYTE 4.88%
Intel 2.44%
Samsung 2.44%
Sahara 1.22%
Alienware 1.22%
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