avast! Antivirus by ALWIL Software (Signed)

Remove ashserv.exe


There are 2 versions of ashserv.exe in the wild, the latest version being 4, 8, 1367, 0. It is started as a Windows Service with the name 'avast! Antivirus' and described as “Gère et implémente les services de l'antivirus avast! pour cet ordinateur. Ceci inclut la protection résidente, la zone de quarantaine et le planificateur.”. . 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 135.43 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 0.0008% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 191.2 MB.

What is ashserv.exe?

avast! antivirus 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. Avast includes streaming updates from the cloud in addition to daily virus database updates. Throughout the day, AVAST streams updates to users, giving them faster warnings about new malware.

About ashserv.exe (from ALWIL Software)

Avast 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 c


File name:ashserv.exe
Publisher:ALWIL Software
Product name:avast! Antivirus
Description:avast! antivirus service
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\alwil software\avast4\ashserv.exe
Original name:aswServ.exe
Issued to:ALWIL Software
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Effective date:Saturday, December 6, 2008
Windows Service
Service name:avast! Antivirus
Description:“Gère et implémente les services de l'antivirus avast! pour cet ordinateur. Ceci inclut la protection résidente, la zone de quarantaine et le planificateur.”
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 ashserv.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' by the Service Controller (services.exe)
  • 'avast! Antivirus'

VersionsAll file variations of ashserv.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
0aaf6b848185899cf76ae04e62eab3d2 38efc4e5adbb8d36bc51466f58e2c31650bf5d7f 135.43 KB
72c4bb55413d2d621bcc1dbf4074eb5d 523144c7a5af4934245e676044517dedb1cd41e1 135.43 KB
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