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What is aspi32?

Aspi32.sys is a Windows driver. A driver is a small software program that allows your computer to communicate with hardware or connected devices. This means that a driver has direct access to the internals of the OS, hardware etc.
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Aspi32.sys file information

The process known as ASPI for WIN32 Kernel Driver belongs to software Adaptec's ASPI Layer or EZ-SCSI or AV MP3 Player-Morpher or AV DVD Player Morpher Gold or ASPI for WIN32 Kernel Driver or ASPI for Windows NT driver or Advanced SCSI Programming Interface Driver by Adaptec (www.adaptec.com).

Description: Aspi32.sys is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. aspi32.sys is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 25,244 bytes (30% of all occurrences), 16,512 bytes and 11 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/aspi32.sys.html 
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The program has no visible window. The service has no detailed description. Aspi32.sys is not a Windows system file. aspi32.sys seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 39% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
In case of problems with aspi32.sys, you can also uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > AV MP3 Player-Morpher or Dr.Tag Plus!).

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Important: Some malware disguises itself as aspi32.sys, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. Therefore, you should check the aspi32.sys 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

ASPI driver
  Georg   (further information)
data miner, delete right away !
Its WINASPI Driver. Description - ASPI provides a pass-through interface between the two main components of a software driver: a manger that is written to specific host adapter hardware and a device module or application that is tailored to particular peripheral. SCSI device driver modules and applications submit I/O requests to the host adapter, independent of the SCSI host adapter type. An ASPI manager handles and manages multiple I/O requests from multiple ASPI device driver modules or applications.
  Adaptec   (further information)
driver ez-scsi for S.O. =win98
  stefralusi   (further information)
When installed in %system%\drivers, it is from adaptec
caused disc dump program to crash completely
Aspi32 sys shows a problem on Dell crash analysis tool.
  Robert garland  
my file is missing
this is absolutely from adaptec
Seems to be deprecated in Windows versions since Vista
  Brandon Taylor  

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Summary: Average user rating of aspi32.sys: based on 14 votes with 10 user comments.
9 users think aspi32.sys is essential for Windows or an installed application. 4 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user thinks aspi32.sys is dangerous and recommend removing it. 3 users don't grade aspi32.sys ("not sure about it").

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