What is avastUI.exe?
AvastUI.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if avastUI.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.
AvastUI.exe file information
The process known as avast! Antivirus belongs to software avast! Free Antivirus or avast! Internet Security or avast! Pro Antivirus or avast! Antivirus or avast! Premier or Avast! Antivirus by AVAST Software (www.avast.com) or ALWIL Software (www.avast.com).
Description: AvastUI.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. avastUI.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 4,858,968 bytes (12% of all occurrences), 4,297,136 bytes and 30 more variants.
The avastUI.exe file is a Verisign signed file. The avastUI.exe file is certified by a trustworthy company. It is not a Windows core file. The process starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The program has no visible window. AvastUI.exe is able to monitor applications and record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 38% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you encounter difficulties with avastUI.exe, you may also ask the software vendor, www.avast.com, for advice or uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > avast! Free Antivirus or avast! Internet Security).
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If avastUI.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 38% dangerous. The file size is 4,767,304 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 4,241,512 bytes or 4,858,968 bytes.
The file is a Verisign signed file. The file has a digital signature. The application starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run).
It is not a Windows system file. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The program is not visible.
AvastUI.exe is able to record inputs and monitor applications.
If you encounter difficulties with avastUI.exe, you may also ask the software vendor, www.avast.com, for advice or uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > avast! Antivirus or avast! Free Antivirus).
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as avastUI.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the avastUI.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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