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What is afwserv.exe? Avast Firewall Serive

Vendor:      Software
Product:     avast! Antivirus
Vendor Website:      http://www.avast.com/index
Last Seen by PC Pitstop:      No Data

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Process is goodThis process is a Microsoft or Windows process, but many viruses use this file name to escape notice.

Purpose: afwServ.exe is part of avast! Antivirus from ALWIL Software. It is part of a core background program for the Avast Firewall Service which is part of the Avast Internet Security Suite.

afwserv.exe is required by third-party software or hardware and should not disabled.

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Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 0.13%
Average CPU use for this program: 0%
Average RAM for this program: 3 MB

Program Name MD5 Count
afwserv.exe

MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 File Info Last Seen Signed Day Week Month Threat info
1 Status 0x3b5da02dea6910a709f19180746ff0ce More File Information 7/29/2014 Signed 2 3 11 Not Applicable
2 Status 0xd386d51b1839e208ef7ccfbfa964638e More File Information 7/28/2014 Signed 0 11 112 Not Applicable
3 Status 0x55ff0ffe359702d2e2b99df5cbb3dd06 More File Information 7/27/2014 Signed 0 1 10 Not Applicable
4 Status 0xa1053e63a2c435f0a7e148ba10085df8 More File Information 7/21/2014 Signed 0 0 5 Not Applicable
5 Status 0xb8e2b86462b3709375bf513b43c37b35 More File Information 7/17/2014 Signed 0 0 1 Not Applicable
6 Status 0xb292343bfd4749082ae7e0c1c89b14b4 More File Information 7/12/2014 Signed 0 0 1 Not Applicable
7 Status 0xd58c10aff2b5c09d615623a4dac0e330 More File Information 6/8/2014 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
8 Status 0xda387eddba421a7a8132e256343c2799 More File Information 5/26/2014 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
9 Status 0x1247d6b0f35aa93774cfbfd73203d857 More File Information 5/24/2014 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
10 Status 0x4971eb2e44f587bb70a8a5dd030f1e23 More File Information 5/21/2014 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
11 Status 0x68e3356bc848124f56bdac3c70c2e54b More File Information 4/10/2014 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
12 Status 0x6914d318ec50930c078212a8575cef42 More File Information 4/1/2014 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
13 Status 0xbc0e07a768a0a14c48e3ce1875f2c377 More File Information 2/19/2014 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
14 Status 0xad92147767588ce31c7adfabaf2cfa3e More File Information 1/11/2014 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
15 Status 0x3f427618d4fd01183e56f02469850316 More File Information 12/15/2013 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
16 Status 0xc2009c6a452bd07b30d773349589b762 More File Information 11/16/2013 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
17 Status 0x38edafce9744bf844cc8e5f693fb42e3 More File Information 10/30/2013 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
18 Status 0x63d43ba2ea495a9f1c1740a513c7e00b More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 Last Seen File Date Revision Common Name Size
1 Status 0x4971eb2e44f587bb70a8a5dd030f1e23 7/27/2014 12:54:00 PM Unknown Unknown Avast Firewall Serive 134 KB
2 Status 0xd386d51b1839e208ef7ccfbfa964638e 7/10/2014 6:47:00 AM Unknown Unknown Avast Firewall Serive 103 KB
3 Status 0x55ff0ffe359702d2e2b99df5cbb3dd06 4/26/2014 10:21:00 AM Unknown Unknown Avast Firewall Serive 106 KB
4 Status 0xd58c10aff2b5c09d615623a4dac0e330 3/31/2014 9:18:00 PM Unknown Unknown Avast Firewall Serive 106 KB
5 Status 0x99bc4c837fc8fc50f3b2b61130b38d08 3/25/2014 2:55:00 PM Unknown Unknown Avast Firewall Serive 133 KB
6 Status 0x3f427618d4fd01183e56f02469850316 12/6/2013 2:58:00 AM Unknown Unknown Avast Firewall Serive 134 KB
7 Status 0xa1053e63a2c435f0a7e148ba10085df8 11/16/2013 12:20:00 AM Unknown Unknown Avast Firewall Serive 114 KB
8 Status 0x6914d318ec50930c078212a8575cef42 11/12/2013 2:43:00 PM Unknown Unknown Avast Firewall Serive 114 KB
9 Status 0xb8e2b86462b3709375bf513b43c37b35 10/18/2013 2:45:00 PM Unknown Unknown Avast Firewall Serive 174 KB
10 Status 0x380765a441bb552e7b1dfa8f51c483ca 10/9/2013 12:37:00 PM Unknown Unknown Avast Firewall Serive 133 KB
11 Status 0x68e3356bc848124f56bdac3c70c2e54b 9/2/2013 1:52:00 PM Unknown Unknown Avast Firewall Serive 134 KB
12 Status 0xb97be3e8c5b4f50b6a0a310ef16565ac 8/1/2013 2:24:00 PM Unknown Unknown Avast Firewall Serive 134 KB
13 Status 0xc2009c6a452bd07b30d773349589b762 5/13/2013 8:19:00 PM Unknown Unknown Avast Firewall Serive 134 KB
14 Status 0x214aa6f5f763b966be2680dbef0d8280 5/2/2013 11:07:00 PM Unknown Unknown Avast Firewall Serive 134 KB
15 Status 0xda387eddba421a7a8132e256343c2799 3/12/2013 2:43:00 PM Unknown Unknown Avast Firewall Serive 133 KB
16 Status 0x4ccaa10f16c4f360d582a431e390eefc 3/1/2013 8:04:00 AM Unknown Unknown Avast Firewall Serive 133 KB
17 Status 0xbc0e07a768a0a14c48e3ce1875f2c377 11/4/2012 6:20:00 AM Unknown Unknown Avast Firewall Serive 130 KB
18 Status 0x353d1d0f7ae900ee8c1ff1a30de13af5 10/24/2012 5:02:00 PM Unknown Unknown Avast Firewall Serive 130 KB
19 Status 0xdd4c61cb3cdbc8b0a7d2107c6944dc71 8/22/2012 1:56:00 PM Unknown Unknown Avast Firewall Serive 130 KB
20 Status 0x465a17095eb3b9e101429b669f495d01 7/6/2012 12:41:00 PM Unknown Unknown Avast Firewall Serive 130 KB
21 Status 0x0b2035ead51bcfa9a1d00b149a6459a4 6/29/2012 9:27:00 PM Unknown Unknown Avast Firewall Serive 130 KB
22 Status 0x7d465549dfb0eca6601e9609c72cd20a 3/10/2012 4:45:00 PM Unknown Unknown Avast Firewall Serive 131 KB
23 Status 0x2ebc7e650766bf235d630300f4054ce2 2/25/2012 8:29:00 PM Unknown Unknown Avast Firewall Serive 128 KB
24 Status 0x7ff189135cd798d5126f246c26a75556 2/9/2012 5:05:00 PM Unknown Unknown Avast Firewall Serive 127 KB
25 Status 0x63d43ba2ea495a9f1c1740a513c7e00b 2/7/2012 3:35:00 AM Unknown Unknown Avast Firewall Serive 124 KB



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