Posted 10 June 2010 - 12:49 PM
It appears to be the latter.. aawservice.exe file runs as a service as part of Adaware spyware remover.
The correct program is located at C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe
If it's in another location then it would be a malware.
Remove AdAware and see. Personnally with MBAM and SAS along with AVG,I think that is enough. Rescan wuth AVG form Safe mode
How to enter safe mode(XP)
Using the F8 Method
Restart your computer.
When the machine first starts again it will generally list some equipment that is installed in your machine, amount of memory, hard drives installed etc. At this point you should gently tap the F8 key repeatedly until you are presented with a Windows XP Advanced Options menu.
Select the option for Safe Mode using the arrow keys.
Then press enter on your keyboard to boot into Safe Mode.
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