What is ACEngSvr.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the ACEngSvr.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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ACEngSvr.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with ACEngSvr
ACEngSvr.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as ACEngSvr Module belongs to software ACEngSvr Module or ASUS Splendid Video Enhancement by ASUSTeK (

Description: ACEngSvr.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. ACEngSvr.exe is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 155,648 bytes. 
The program has no visible window. It is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The file is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 52% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: It is possible to visit the website or uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a ProgramASUS Splendid Video Enhancement.

Recommended: Identify ACEngSvr.exe related errors

Important: Some malware disguises itself as ACEngSvr.exe, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the ACEngSvr.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.


User Comments

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acengsvr.exe is a Framework Launcher\r from ASUS\r belonging to Asus Motherboard Utility\r
  Andrew   (further information)
Belongs with Asus Motherboard Utility
TaskMgr was open; I scrunched Firefox screen to type in this file to search. Of all things, when the "no results" came back, it said Comcast search! Why? I have Comcast TV,internet and ph., so I hear a keylogger typing all the time, and I believe this is the file doing it because of the Comcast search thing.
on my ultrabook, never has security errors, avg flags file in c:\windows\syswow64\ dir.
i have an error everytime now that it is no longer allowed to run
Its a ASUS SPLENDID VIDEO service hence its safe
  Prasad Gavhane   (further information)
This exe belongs to the Slendid Video Technology application from ASUS amd is usually a pre-installed application found in ASUS laptops and desktop computers. The program allows the user to adjust screen colour/saturation/contrast/brightness. You may disable it if you wish, personally I enjoy vivid colour on my laptop screens and monitors.

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of ACEngSvr.exe: based on 12 votes with 9 user comments. 5 users think ACEngSvr.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. 4 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger. One user thinks ACEngSvr.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it. 2 users don't grade ACEngSvr.exe ("not sure about it").

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Best practices for resolving ACEngSvr issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with ACEngSvr. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the ACEngSvr.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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