You have clicked on "Ad-Aware Service Application" made by "Lavasoft"

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Application has windowsNo
Internet serverNo
Uses the internetNo
Imports potentialy dangerous functionsYes
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FoundedGermany (1999)
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Lavasoft is a software development company that produces spyware and malware detection software, including Ad‐Aware. Lavasoft software is often bundled into third-party installers, thus reaching unwilling users in the same way used by the malware they claim to figh The company offers a free, downloadable version of Ad‐Aware titled Ad‐Aware Free Antivirus+ and three commercial versions called Ad‐Aware Personal Security, Ad-Aware Pro Security and Ad-Aware Total Security. Other Lavasoft products include Ad-Aware Web Companion, Lavasoft Digital Lock, Lavasoft File Shredder, Lavasoft Privacy Toolbox and Lavasoft Registry Tuner. Lavasoft’s headquarters are in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, having previously been located in Gothenburg, Sweden since 2002. Nicolas Stark and Ann-Christine Åkerlund established the company in Germany in 1999 with its flagship Ad-Aware product. In 2011, Lavasoft was acquired by the Solaria Fund.

Technical information:

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Icon statusNo tray icon
Icon settingNot in the system tray
Executable fileC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\AAWService.exe
Version8, 3, 1, 0
Parent processC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
Can be uninstalledNo
Size on disk1.1 Mb
Minimum recorded memory usage31.4 Mb
Average recorded memory usage31.7 Mb
Maximum recorded memory usage31.7 Mb
Date when maximum memory usage occured02/06/2012 08:46:51
Minimum recorded CPU usage0%
Average recorded CPU usage1%
Maximum recorded CPU usage67%
Date when maximum CPU usage occured02/06/2012 08:46:46
Started at02/06/2012 08:43:56
Total CPU time 54 seconds
Imported functions
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