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Associated Program: avast! Antivirus System
Programm Category: Driver Software

What is  aswrdr.sys

The process file aswrdr.sys (version 6.0.1289.0), is a Windows driver with a description of avast! TDI RDR Driver as developed by the Company, AVAST Software. It is moreover identified as avast! TDI Redirect Driver or avast! TDI RDR Driver that is part of the software, avast! Antivirus System by AVAST Software or ALWIL Software. The process file, aswrdr.sys is also considered to be a compressed file, with no visible window and is neither considered as a Windows core file. It is found to be located in the Drivers section of the Systems Explorer and in the folder of C:\ Windows\ System 32\ drivers. On Windows 7 or XP, the process file, aswrdr.sys has a memory file size of 16,352 bytes on 67% of all incidences, or 23,152 bytes with several other variants including: 35,672 bytes, 23,416 bytes, 23,376 bytes or 23,352 bytes.

How can I stop aswrdr.sys and should I?

Most non-system processes that are running can be stopped because they are not involved in running your operating system. aswrdr.sys. is used by avast! Antivirus System, If you shut down aswrdr.sys, it will likely start again at a later time either after you restart your computer or after an application start. To stop aswrdr.sys, permanently you need to uninstall the application that runs this process which in this case is avast! Antivirus System, from your system.
After uninstalling applications it is a good idea to scan you Windows registry for any left over traces of applications. Registry Reviver by ReviverSoft is a great tool for doing this.

Is this a virus or other security concern?

ReviverSoft Security Verdict

The ReviverSoft experts have not yet reviewed aswrdr.sys

What is a process and how do they affect my computer?

A process usually a part of an installed application such as avast! Antivirus System, or your operating system that is responsible for running in functions of that application. Some application require that they have processes running all the time so they can do things such as check for updates or notify you when you get an instant message. Some poorly written applications have many processes that run that may not be required and take up valuable processing power within your computer.

Is aswrdr.sys known to be bad for my computer's performance?

We have not received any complaint about this process having higher than normal impact on PC performance. If you have had bad experiences with it please let us know in a comment below and we will investigate it further.

What can I do if aswrdr.sys is causing errors on my computer?

The first thing you should do if aswrdr.sys. is causing errors on your computer is to run a Windows registry scan with Registry Reviver If you are still seeing errors after this you should uninstall the program that aswrdr.sys, belongs to, in this case avast! Antivirus System

About Mark Beare

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