What is aeadisrv.exe?

The genuine aeadisrv.exe file is a software component of SoundMAX SupremeFX by Andrea Electronics.
Aeadisrv.exe is an executable file that belongs to SoundMAX SupremeFX, integrated audio sound cards manufactured by Analog Devices that use driver files created by Andrea Electronics. This is not an essential Windows process and can be disabled if known to create problems. The Andrea Electronics Corporation is an American company that develops technology solutions in digital array microphones and noise reduction software. The company was founded by Frank A.D. Andrea Sr. in 1934 and began producing equipment for radio stations. In the 1950s, the company provided the audio system for NASA's Mercury spacecraft. Andrea Electronics is currently headquartered in Bohemia, New York, United States.

AEAdiSrv stands for Andrea Electronics Audio Filters Service

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 aeadisrv.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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Aeadisrv.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with aeadisrv
Aeadisrv.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as Andrea filters APO access service (version (64-bit), (32-bit)) belongs to software APO Access Service (version (64-bit), (32-bit)) by Andrea Electronics (

Description: Aeadisrv.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Aeadisrv.exe is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 90,112 bytes (43% of all occurrences), 69,632 bytes or 86,016 bytes. 
The program is not visible. The aeadisrv.exe file is not a Windows core file. Aeadisrv.exe is a Microsoft signed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 24% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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

This service is from the company that makes Andrea headsets and microphones, which are well regarded for use with speech recognition and other computer applications. It is possible that this service allows use of source-tracking microphone arrays.
It's a soundmax integrated digital audio (audio driver) part.
Microphone Filter driver for SoundMax sound cards. Started running when I plugged in microphone and smartjack detected it. Its harmless and filters out background noise to make speech to text software work better.
soundmax Mic noise filter
  RuuD   (further information)
Mic-Treiber soundmax
Microphone Filter driver for SoundMax sound cards. Started running when I plugged in microphone and smartjack detected it. Its harmless and filters out background noise to make speech to text software work better.
    (further information)
I was suspicious about this process. After inquiry I concluded that this process is associated with Sound MAX drivers installed on my computer. This process is used to filter out noise in MIC.
Audio driver
Part on soundcard softrware. Harmless.
I noticed it when playing Heroes of the Storm - I haven't been having any issues and Norton says Im clear so I'd stick with it
  Graham Haynes  

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Summary: Average user rating of aeadisrv.exe: based on 13 votes with 10 user comments. 6 users think aeadisrv.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 5 users think it's probably harmless. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving aeadisrv issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with aeadisrv. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic 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 6resmon 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 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the aeadisrv.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity 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. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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