What is it?
avast! Idle Hook Library is part of Avast Antivirus, a kernel based certified antivirus engine with protection against well-known network worms and real-time protection against viruses and other malware threats. Scans files as they run on your computer to keep viruses from being able to execute. It includes streaming updates from the cloud in addition to daily virus database updates. Throughout the day, it streams updates to users.
Description of aswidle.dll from ALWIL Software
“Avast Antivirus is for individuals or companies that want customizable computer security that will integrate easily with an existing firewall. It has all the features of Avast Free Antivirus, plus a command-line scanner, full-scale virtualization, and the new Avast SafeZone (a clean, isolated desktop, so that other applications--even keyloggers--cannot see what's happening), designed specifically for secure online shopping or banking. Provides even faster protection than its predecessor and offers a web-reputation browser extension as well, all combining for real-time security against known and unknown forms of malware. Accurate threat updates via Avast CommunityIQ technology ensure worry-free downloading, surfing, social networking, and gaming.”
How is aswidle.dll loaded?
|What is the community is seeing?||What is the community is doing?|
|About 0.1% of all Boost users have the aswidle.dll file.||Of the 0.1% of aswidle.dll users, 20.0% have disabled it.|
Typical file (disk image) location:
Are there other versions of avast! Antivirus ?
What else is related?
What Windows OS versions does this run on?
Windows 8 Pro (6.2.9200.0)
File name: aswidle.dll
Name: avast! Antivirus
Description: avast! Idle Hook Library
Version: 5, 0, 462, 0
Product version: 5, 0, 0, 0
Size: 5 KB
Original file name: aswIdle.dll
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 12/6/2008
PE image details
Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No