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What is AsTray.exe?

AsTray.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 AsTray.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.


AsTray.exe file information

The process known as Eee PC Tray Utility or AsTray belongs to software Asus ACPI Driver by ASUSTeK Computer (www.asus.com) or AsusTek Computer (www.asus.com).

Description: AsTray.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. AsTray.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 118,784 bytes (28% of all occurrences), 77,824 bytes, 114,688 bytes, 135,168 bytes or 102,400 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/astray.exe.html 
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. The AsTray.exe file is not a Windows core file. The application can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. AsTray.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 17% dangerous.
If you encounter difficulties with AsTray.exe, you can uninstall Asus ACPI Driver software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 7/Vista).

Recommended: Identify AsTray.exe related errors

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



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