avast! Antivirus by ALWIL Software (Signed)

Remove ashmaisv.exe


There are 2 versions of ashmaisv.exe in the wild, the latest version being 4, 8, 1367, 0. It is started as a Windows Service with the name 'avast! Mail Scanner' and described as “Implémente l'analyse du courrier électronique pour l'antivirus avast!.”. . In addition, it is run under the context of the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges (the administrator accounts have the same privileges). The average file size is about 248.09 KB. The file is a digitally signed and issued to ALWIL Software by VeriSign. Some variations of the file have been seen to be installed with the program avast! Antivirus from AVAST Software. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0014% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 2.32 MB.

What is ashmaisv.exe?

avast! e-Mail Scanner Service is part of Avast Antivirus, a kernel based certified antivirus engine with protection against well-known network worms and real-time protection against viruses and other malware threats. Scans files as they run on your computer to keep viruses from being able to execute. It includes streaming updates from the cloud in addition to daily virus database updates. Throughout the day, it streams updates to users.

About ashmaisv.exe (from ALWIL Software)

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File name:ashmaisv.exe
Publisher:ALWIL Software
Product name:avast! Antivirus
Description:avast! e-Mail Scanner Service
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\alwil software\avast4\ashmaisv.exe
Original name:AvMaiSrv.exe
Issued to:ALWIL Software
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Effective date:Saturday, December 6, 2008
Windows Service
Service name:avast! Mail Scanner
Description:“Implémente l'analyse du courrier électronique pour l'antivirus avast!.”
Type:Win32OwnProcess, InteractiveProcess

ResourcesPrograms installed in

(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of avast! Antivirus .)
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(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of ashmaisv.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' by the Service Controller (services.exe)
  • 'avast! Mail Scanner'

VersionsAll file variations of ashmaisv.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
b2f564dc59b67763c73269e1a9da7f18 f50810fe7cf28e842d30b3a4dd637fda3d4cc63c 248.09 KB
aef50b1cea979739ede53c68556b95e5 a764a6263b1e61049d58c249f55a94a5245844e0 248.09 KB
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