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What is plavservice.exe?

Part of ParetoLogic Anti-Virus PLUS by ParetoLogic

Description of plavservice.exe from ParetoLogic
ParetoLogic Anti-Virus Plus protects against viruses, malware, spyware. Will scan, clean and completely remove even the most deeply rooted viruses, spyware, adware, and even rootkits, which attempt to cover the tracks of potentially damaging malware. Will warn you and block malware-related websites. Protects against the drive-by-download. ParetoLogic Anti-Virus PLUS: Certified to remove spyware, viruses, malware and Trojans by the esteemed West Coast Labs. This sophisticated antivirus software defends your computer against a variety of threats. ParetoLogic Anti-Virus PLUS' advanced scanning and cleaning engine tirelessly locates and completely removes even the most deeply rooted viruses, spyware, adware and even rootkits, which attempt to cover the tracks of potentially damaging malware.
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How does plavservice.exe run?

Service - plavservice.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'PLAVService' (PLAVService). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. PLAVService runs as a program that can be started by the Service Controller and that obeys the service control protocol. This type of service runs in a process by itself.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the plavservice.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of plavservice.exe users, 35.0% have disabled it.
How stable is ParetoLogic Anti-Virus PLUS?
Based on crash data discovered by Boost, stability is a measure of how sound this particular process and the average percent of times it crashes.
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is plavservice.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00003% CPU321.4%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
251.05 MB RAM1165.9%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
823 /min36.5%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\common files\plav\plavservice.exe

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 ParetoLogic Anti-Virus PLUS.

What else is related?

ParetoLogic Anti-Virus PLUS Stability

plavservice.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Crashing module: icheck3.ppl (still researching...)
Occurred: over 6 months ago

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: plavservice.exe
Publisher: ParetoLogic Inc.
Name: ParetoLogic Anti-Virus PLUS
Description: PLAV Service
Product version:
Size: 586.92 KB
Original file name: PLAVService.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000374532%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000053105%
User CPU: 0.00003214264817%
Privileged CPU time: 1564190.83 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 530 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,143,633,411
CPU cycle count /min: 1,272,940,137
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 867.07 MB
Peak committed memory: 1.67 GB
Paged memory: 251.05 MB
Peak paged memory: 535.29 MB
Paged system memory: 892.8 KB
Non-paged system memory: 425.99 KB
Working set memory: 221.78 MB
Peak working set memory: 824.95 MB
Min working set memory: 4.55 MB
Private memory: 251.05 MB
Page faults: 84,399,001
Page faults /min: 28,595
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 2,348,514
Read operations /min: 796
Total read transfer: 226.92 MB
Read transfer /min: 8.4 MB
Total write operations: 79,214
Write operations /min: 27
Total write transfer: 83.61 MB
Write transfer /min: 29.01 KB
Total other operations: 18,631,190
Other operations /min: 6,312
Total other transfer: 1.7 GB
Other Transfer /min: 1.98 MB
Handle count average: 3,753
Thread count average: 49
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Common Files\PLAV\PLAVservice.exe"

Service details

Name: PLAVService
Service type: Win32OwnProcess
Description: “Provides scanning, cleaning, and quarantining of malware items.”

Network connectivity

TCP: ec2-107-23-37-165.compute-1.amazonaws.com on port 64555

Image hashes

MD5: 43d214b7e6bc6c84a4e33e353d488caa
SHA-1: ed1d75c03ddde22ca29c048ee0be22be5322590a
SHA-256: f9c1fb4573a573fd9452875dd616709ad1830d2d8b550ba00190f61d3c9bff18

PE image details

File packed: No
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