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What is fsav32.exe?

Part of F-Secure Anti-Virus by F-Secure

What is it?

FSAV Handler for F-Secure security products including antivirus the Browsing Protection platform. White-labeled versions of F-Secure’s security software are also available. DeepGuard is an F-Secure in-house developed HIPS or advanced system monitoring technology, which detects new or unknown malware intrusions based on unusual, suspicious changes in the Windows system. DeepGuard is resource intensive and requires fairly strong hardware to work without affecting customer experience.
Description of fsav32.exe from F-Secure
F-Secure protects the content on your computer and safeguards you when you are browsing the web. Computer security is protection against viruses, spyware, hacker attacks and identity theft. Online safety is protection against harmful websites, getting fooled during any activities online or protecting your children against unwanted websites or uncontrolled online life. Easy to install and does not slow down your computer.
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How does fsav32.exe run?

Process - fsav32.exe is an instance of a running program. This program executes under the SYSTEM account within Windows with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. fsav32.exe is executed by the process fsgk32.exe (F-Secure Anti-Virus by F-Secure).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the fsav32.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of fsav32.exe users, 18.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is fsav32.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00003% CPU313.6%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
6.48 MB RAM30.1%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
          521 /min23.1%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
 1 context switches/sec1.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\centurylink online security\anti-virus\fsav32.exe

Are there other versions of F-Secure Anti-Virus?

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by F-Secure Anti-Virus.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072)

About F-Secure Corporation

F-Secure Corporation (formerly Data Fellows) is an anti-virus and computer security and computer software company based in Helsinki, Finland. The company has 20 More...
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File details

File name: fsav32.exe
Publisher: F-Secure Corporation (verified)
Name: F-Secure Anti-Virus
Description: FSAV Handler
Version: 11.00.19250.95
Size: 526.44 KB
Original file name: FSAV32.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: GlobalSign nv-sa
Effective date: 3/26/2010
Expiration date: 3/26/2013

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0003748664%
Privileged CPU: 0.0003435106%
User CPU: 0.00003135586999%
Privileged CPU time: 48750.31 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 27 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,030,172,970
CPU cycle count /min: 103,136,294
Context switches /sec: 1
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 83.77 MB
Peak committed memory: 98.71 MB
Paged memory: 6.48 MB
Peak paged memory: 7.82 MB
Paged system memory: 167.7 KB
Non-paged system memory: 199.95 KB
Working set memory: 4.2 MB
Peak working set memory: 7.84 MB
Min working set memory: 504 KB
Private memory: 6.48 MB
Page faults: 1,660,039
Page faults /min: 932
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 837,543
Read operations /min: 470
Read transfer /min: 1.43 MB
Total write operations: 91,635
Write operations /min: 51
Total write transfer: 18.71 MB
Write transfer /min: 10.76 KB
Total other operations: 731,001
Other operations /min: 411
Total other transfer: 2.29 MB
Other Transfer /min: 1.32 KB
Handle count average: 4,287
Thread count average: 7
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\F-Secure\Anti-Virus\fsav32.exe"

Image hashes

MD5: ff73e3e94395d66d455eb0d602a0a639
SHA-1: 86cc552e042e676129e99288c9ba8d98bcb74257

PE image details

File packed: No
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