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What is avshadow.exe? Avira Shadow Copy

Vendor:      Avira
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Last Seen by PC Pitstop:      No Data

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Process is goodThis process is a Microsoft or Windows process, but many viruses use this file name to escape notice.

Purpose: AvShadow.exe is Aviras own enhanced implementation of the Shadow Copy feature present in Windows Vista and 7. This service allows the Avira's antivirus program to scan files that are locked by creating a shadow copy of the file. This allows the antivirus process to scan the file but does not interfere with any process still modifying the orignal file.

avshadow.exe is required by third-party software or hardware and should not disabled.

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Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 0.66%
Average CPU use for this program: null%
Average RAM for this program: null MB

Program Name MD5 Count
avshadow.exe

MD5 Hashes
# Status MD5 Last Seen File Date Revision Common Name Size
1 Status 0x976b5890e0f1a7cb35bcc55aa8d04a9b 1/14/2015 3:11:00 AM Unknown Unknown Avira Shadow Copy 75 KB
2 Status 0x2355b0c98b80c7debfb54ce3a1b4e61b 11/5/2014 7:09:00 PM Unknown Unknown Avira Shadow Copy 78 KB
3 Status 0x8c91bd35ae9aa8b628eec5e637bb1d0f 10/8/2014 6:45:00 AM Unknown Unknown Avira Shadow Copy 75 KB
4 Status 0xda68b6aacbd35615b9eba9595c5cf049 1/23/2014 3:35:00 PM Unknown Unknown Avira Shadow Copy 421 KB
5 Status 0x6bb0823d4b209b1c988495c4c5a7bd7d 7/7/2013 6:41:00 AM Unknown Unknown Avira Shadow Copy 75 KB
6 Status 0x2a2607527c14b236ad87c6b216d9a1af 4/10/2013 8:04:00 PM Unknown Unknown Avira Shadow Copy 77 KB
7 Status 0xc43f0a905657fe5ea8ef0244e692e758 3/25/2013 8:08:00 AM Unknown Unknown Avira Shadow Copy 77 KB
8 Status 0xf9ee0fb0f2b05ca67c5327ea228576c6 2/6/2013 5:28:00 PM Unknown Unknown Avira Shadow Copy 77 KB
9 Status 0xd705b9bf6d81a1ec6a619210c8bd03b8 12/28/2012 5:16:00 PM Unknown Unknown Avira Shadow Copy 77 KB
10 Status 0xd404b4bd2ef502962dccd973391899ca 12/9/2012 2:45:00 PM Unknown Unknown Avira Shadow Copy 77 KB
11 Status 0x88ef1f5b2b8ff065be50977fb40d80a0 9/3/2012 3:40:00 PM Unknown Unknown Avira Shadow Copy 78 KB
12 Status 0x059fdee4565e4efb169b5a225132c157 8/15/2012 4:07:00 PM Unknown Unknown Avira Shadow Copy 78 KB
13 Status 0x6e75127eea9169af9a6383c102edd679 5/16/2012 4:54:00 AM Unknown Unknown Avira Shadow Copy 78 KB
14 Status 0x3dac59c2917ec09de0892dddce626df7 2/8/2012 4:50:00 AM Unknown Unknown Avira Shadow Copy 0 KB
15 Status 0xef47693e4ced6a7964e6e05db096868c 2/7/2012 2:26:00 PM Unknown Unknown Avira Shadow Copy 75 KB
16 Status 0x7090656279f1101768a39f3705d21baa 2/7/2012 4:26:00 AM Unknown Unknown Avira Shadow Copy 0 KB
17 Status 0x4eb657c3d8d3f63e93ac5b7ad888bb59 2/7/2012 2:22:00 AM Unknown Unknown Avira Shadow Copy 0 KB
18 Status 0xd4ef02061e0a6441c985307a62a167f1 2/7/2012 12:12:00 AM Unknown Unknown Avira Shadow Copy 0 KB
19 Status 0x1909bf4b282e8cd45431dd8a2c6ffbea 2/5/2012 11:37:00 PM Unknown Unknown Avira Shadow Copy 75 KB
20 Status 0x339b2c2dfb344f2896a14be27401d3f2 2/3/2012 6:08:00 PM Unknown Unknown Avira Shadow Copy 75 KB
21 Status 0x4514d4be8defa6ddf0aea7339641b930 1/30/2012 6:31:00 PM Unknown Unknown Avira Shadow Copy 75 KB
22 Status 0xf1ec58d55dde8382830cc048c17cd9de 1/30/2012 4:02:00 PM Unknown Unknown Avira Shadow Copy 0 KB
23 Status 0xb71bce16ec79170c8a9cc89bfd847eab 1/29/2012 1:56:00 PM Unknown Unknown Avira Shadow Copy 78 KB
24 Status 0xcde000884fd7baf0c1fdfe029b0891de 1/29/2012 1:30:00 PM Unknown Unknown Avira Shadow Copy 75 KB
25 Status 0xc8863b88da25f1ec0bb731c042cff809 1/28/2012 4:25:00 PM Unknown Unknown Avira Shadow Copy 75 KB
MD5 Hashes
# Status MD5 Last Seen File Date Revision Common Name Size
1 Status 0xd63cf33751f847866ba72eeddb387697 7/19/2011 6:08:00 PM Unknown Unknown Avira Shadow Copy 75 KB
2 Status 0x48ada8a8bc5e6227ab91b03e95103fc6 4/22/2010 4:52:00 AM Unknown Unknown Avira Shadow Copy 75 KB



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