What is aswsp.sys?

aswsp.sys is part of Avast Antivirus and developed by AVAST Software according to the aswsp.sys version information.

aswsp.sys's description is "Avast self protection module"

aswsp.sys is digitally signed by AVAST Software s.r.o..

aswsp.sys is usually located in the 'C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\' folder.

None of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal reports anything malicious about aswsp.sys.

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on aswsp.sys:

PropertyValue
Product nameAvast Antivirus
Company nameAVAST Software
File descriptionAvast self protection module
Internal nameaswSP.sys
Original filenameaswSP.sys
Legal copyrightCopyright (c) 2018 AVAST Software
Product version18.3.3860.323
File version18.3.3860.323

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

Product nameAvast Antivirus
Company nameAVAST Software
File descriptionAvast self protection module
Internal nameaswSP.sys
Original filenameaswSP.sys
Legal copyrightCopyright (c) 2018 AVAST Software
Product version18.3.3860.323
File version18.3.3860.323

Digital signatures [?]

aswsp.sys 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 66 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the aswsp.sys file.

None of the 66 anti-virus programs detected the aswsp.sys file.

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Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD5071d76d9d36a867abc273aa986647ebb
SHA256dc6efc0d6404913227a468aba5a8ff02371935cbe1fc0bb0a2091fd2bd0a86d4

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