What is aswhookx.dll?

aswhookx.dll is part of Avast and developed by AVAST Software s.r.o. according to the aswhookx.dll version information.

aswhookx.dll's description is "Hook Library"

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

aswhookx.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 aswhookx.dll.

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on aswhookx.dll:

PropertyValue
Product nameAvast
Company nameAVAST Software s.r.o.
File descriptionHook Library
Internal nameaswhookx.dll
Original filenameaswhookx.dll
Legal copyrightCopyright (C) 2014 AVAST Software s.r.o.
Private buildWin32 Release_Unicode_NTDLL
Product version17.1.2.58407
File version17.1.2.58407
Special buildIdpCompile_2017_0131_152035(189479), SVNRev 6805c743255f9ab5e144f66302c6e202d1e23d21 (asw/devel), IDP

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

Product nameAvast
Company nameAVAST Software s.r.o.
File descriptionHook Library
Internal nameaswhookx.dll
Original filenameaswhookx.dll
Legal copyrightCopyright (C) 2014 AVAST Software s...
Private buildWin32 Release_Unicode_NTDLL
Product version17.1.2.58407
File version17.1.2.58407
Special buildIdpCompile_2017_0131_152035(189479),..

Digital signatures [?]

aswhookx.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 57 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the aswhookx.dll file.

None of the 57 anti-virus programs detected the aswhookx.dll file.

Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD582535aaf6e7d119ad4e81ba9bc18024d
SHA25673a89444da0f631aefecd5a8a37b3dc36c7fde56ac80b01224ab5d81a32bd34e

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User vote results: There were 63 votes to remove and 12 votes to keep

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