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What is AiNap.exe?

AiNap.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if AiNap.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

AiNap.exe file information

The process known as AiNap.exe belongs to software ASUS Utilities or Deal or No Deal by ASUSTeK Computer (www.asus.com).

Description: AiNap.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. AiNap.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 1,423,360 bytes (35% of all occurrences), 1,426,432 bytes and 16 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/ainap.exe.html 
It is a file without information about the developer of this file. The file is not a Windows core file. The program has no visible window. The process starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). AiNap.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 63% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You could uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Add/Remove programs ⇒ ASUS Utilities or Deal or No Deal.

Recommended: Identify AiNap.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as AiNap.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the AiNap.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

Asus control centre
  Ari   (further information)
asus motherboard tweaking program, only dangerous if you dont know what your doing
A utility from ASUS for monitoring their motherboards.
  Eric Johansen   (further information)
ASUS Software
It seems to be part of the ASUS AI Suite
ASUS motherboard power cpu saver of sorts
  that guy  
An ASUS program monitoring for requests to enter a suspended state they call a "nap". It's harmless and unnecessary unless you are using ASUS's sleep program.
  Hawg Hunter  
I have it as part of asus ai suite, It enables the mobo to enter a low power state mode when activated.
ASUS power management
Belongs to the ASUS AI Suite application to monitor motherboard

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of AiNap.exe: based on 15 votes with 10 user comments.
5 users think AiNap.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 3 users think it's probably harmless. 7 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. 2 users don't grade AiNap.exe ("not sure about it").

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