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What is adawareservice.exe?

Part of Ad-Aware Antivirus by Lavasoft

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How does adawareservice.exe run?

Service - adawareservice.exe runs as a background Windows service (LavasoftAdAwareService11). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.0% of all Boost users have the adawareservice.exe process running.Of the 0.0% of adawareservice.exe users, 16.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is adawareservice.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00021% CPU2116.3%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
130.7 MB RAM607.0%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
3,649 /min162.0%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\lavasoft\ad-aware antivirus\ad-aware antivirus\11.0.4555.0\adawareservice.exe

Are there other versions of Ad-Aware Antivirus?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

About Lavasoft

Lavasoft is a software development company that produces anti‐spyware software, including Ad‐Aware. The company offers a free, downloadable version of Ad‐Aware More...
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File details

File name: adawareservice.exe
Publisher: Lavasoft (verified)
Name: Ad-Aware Antivirus
Description: Ad-Aware service
Version: 11,2,5952,0
Size: 690.3 KB
Original file name: AdAwareService.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Lavasoft Limited
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 8/8/2013

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0003497618%
Privileged CPU: 0.0001381314%
User CPU: 0.00021163037287%
Privileged CPU time: 3407592.24 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 971 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,262,887,956
CPU cycle count /min: 1,687,370,016
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 631.1 MB
Peak committed memory: 1.08 GB
Paged memory: 130.7 MB
Peak paged memory: 296.83 MB
Paged system memory: 905.45 KB
Non-paged system memory: 55.11 KB
Working set memory: 163.34 MB
Peak working set memory: 405.08 MB
Min working set memory: 108.28 MB
Private memory: 130.7 MB
Page faults: 28,446,875
Page faults /min: 8,103
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 11,245,052
Read operations /min: 3,203
Read transfer /min: 37 MB
Total write operations: 1,564,170
Write operations /min: 446
Total write transfer: 573.13 MB
Write transfer /min: 4.83 MB
Total other operations: 46,420,341
Other operations /min: 13,223
Total other transfer: 1.57 GB
Other Transfer /min: 468.54 KB
Handle count average: 956
Thread count average: 62
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\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Ad-Aware Antivirus\11.2.5952.0\AdAwareService.exe"

Service details

Name: LavasoftAdAwareService11

Image hashes

MD5: 735e9f67db96d4a0ca0538608eebeb86
SHA-1: c12d8ada390473bbd2915a3efe14639e1acb816a

PE image details

File packed: No
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