What is aswUpdSv.exe? Is aswUpdSv.exe spyware or a virus?
How to fix aswUpdSv.exe related problems?
1. Run Security Task Manager to check your aswUpdSv process
2. Run Windows Repair Tool to repair aswUpdSv.exe related Windows Errors
3. Run MalwareBytes to remove persistent malware
Process name: avast! Antivirus Updating Service
Product: Avast! Antivirus
Company: Avast Software (avast.com)
The updater service for Avast! Antivirus, this process starts with Windows and runs in the background. It routinely communicates with Avast Software servers to monitor for new definitions and potential package updates. When they are detected, they are automatically downloaded and installed. Updates can be set to only install with permission, but you must configure this in the Avast! user interface. Originally founded in 1991, Avast Software is located in Prague, Czech Republic, but has offices all over the world.
If you want a detailed security rating about your aswUpdSv.exe (and all other running background processes) read the following user opinions, and download the free trial version of Security Task Manager.
Note: Any malware can be named anything - so you should check where the files of the running processes are located on your disk. If a "non-Microsoft" .exe file is located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder, then there is a high risk for a virus, spyware, trojan or worm infection! Check it out!
Average user rating of aswUpdSv.exe: based on 28 votes. Read also the 12 reviews.
275 users ask for this file. 23 users rated it as not dangerous. One user rated it as little bit dangerous. 4 users rated it as dangerous.
|All comments about aswUpdSv.exe:|
|is of antivirus Avast! See also: Link danielItalyNaples|
|It checks to see if the Avast virus def files are up to date. Exile29|
|It is the Avast Antivirus automatic updater and should NOT! be deactivated Jesper K Sevel|
|part of Avast! none of your beeswax|
|appeared after installing avast|
|Avast part jardinero|
|Avast antivirus updater, Harmless Kotte|
|This file is not dangerous at all. part of avast antivirus download package AKizzle|
|Do yourself a big favor and DONT touch this file John Grissem|
|Avast! file; one of several hard-coded to auto-startup. Lupatrian|
|Avast sub file, help update virus definitions! DON'T SHUT DOWN! Remacno|
|try uninstalling it..check your registry, its still there on Local Machine Software and cannot be deleted easily, g me|
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Is aswUpdSv.exe spyware or a virus, trojans, adware or worm? Is there a known aswUpdSv.exe error?