aawservice.exe - Is aawservice.exe trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is aawservice.exe?
Purpose of aawservice.exe:



Process or task name:

Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similiar spelling for these windows processes and tasks: aawservice.exe

File type:
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.

Purpose of this file:
aawservice.exe is a file which may have been installed on your computer system by you. The actual hard drive location and folder is also listed below, always verify where its located on your hard drive, as this makes sure it is not spyware, adware, or virus related. Sometimes the spyware or virus writers simply place a similiar or same named file elsewhere on your computer hoping to fool you. This aawservice.exe file runs as a service as part of Adaware spyware remover. This will run as a service even if you choose not to have adaware run all the time. If you wish to stop this, you can terminate it in the tasklist but can also run services.msc on your computer and set the "ad-aware" option to manual (if you really do not want it running). It will then run only when you open the program and scan manually. This file is considered safe and is not spyware or virus related. Visit aawservice.exe for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the aawservice.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This program is located at C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe


  • Is aawservice.exe spyware?
        No, this windows task is not spyware.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        No, this windows task is not popup or adware related software.

  • Is aawservice.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

  • Would you recommend that I remove aawservice.exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

  • View All Tasks and Processes