avast! Antivirus by ALWIL Software (Signed)

Remove aswUpdSv.exe


There are 2 versions of aswupdsv.exe in the wild, the latest version being 4, 8, 1367, 0. It is started as a Windows Service called 'avast! iAVS4 Control Service' with the name 'aswUpdSv' and described as “Fournit la mise à jour automatique 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 18.31 KB. The file is a digitally signed and issued to ALWIL Software by VeriSign. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0004% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 790.67 KB.

What is aswupdsv.exe?

avast! Antivirus updating 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 aswupdsv.exe (from ALWIL Software)

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File name:aswupdsv.exe
Publisher:ALWIL Software
Product name:avast! Antivirus
Description:avast! Antivirus updating service
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\alwil software\avast4\aswupdsv.exe
Issued to:ALWIL Software
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Effective date:Saturday, December 6, 2008
Windows Service
Service name:aswUpdSv
Display name:avast! iAVS4 Control Service
Description:“Fournit la mise à jour automatique pour l'antivirus avast!.”
Type:Win32OwnProcess, InteractiveProcess


(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of aswupdsv.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' by the Service Controller (services.exe)
  • 'aswUpdSv' (avast! iAVS4 Control Service)

VersionsAll file variations of aswupdsv.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
5debc3519d489411073fa7e56ffb4a93 f0725cebf1b21a66c05df5446633d19c79c088b4 18.31 KB
5e692b54ec3d9c586417f9c5822cbec9 4797047afd54b3c2b6a86f158707208d9fce37c9 18.31 KB
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