What is aswhook.dll?

aswhook.dll is part of Avast and developed by AVAST Software according to the aswhook.dll version information.

aswhook.dll's description is "Hook Library"

aswhook.dll is digitally signed by AVAST Software s.r.o..

aswhook.dll is usually located in the 'C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\' folder.

None of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal reports anything malicious about aswhook.dll.

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on aswhook.dll:

PropertyValue
Product nameAvast
Company nameAVAST Software
File descriptionHook Library
Internal nameNone
Original filenameNone
Legal copyrightCopyright (C) 2014 AVAST Software
Product version19.1.4.1587
File version19.1.4.1587
Special build54067156be478b53a7e6c14469ecc2a4b669337a

Here's a screenshot of the file properties when displayed by Windows Explorer:

Product nameAvast
Company nameAVAST Software
File descriptionHook Library
Internal nameNone
Original filenameNone
Legal copyrightCopyright (C) 2014 AVAST Software
Product version19.1.4.1587
File version19.1.4.1587
Special build54067156be478b53a7e6c14469ecc2a4b669..

Digital signatures [?]

aswhook.dll has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameAVAST Software s.r.o.
Certificate issuer nameDigiCert High Assurance Code Signing CA-1
Certificate serial number07c70f7cab145bc1ed385fbe69fa3130

VirusTotal report

None of the 71 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the aswhook.dll file.

None of the 71 anti-virus programs detected the aswhook.dll file.

Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD57aa1ab2d7f733e84d480d756706bc8b6
SHA256728ef519911cef22120f8dd0c547863bdc83721916fe4876133d4390efc56a12

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