What is AswRdr?
AswRdr.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.
The free file information forum can help you determine if AswRdr.sys belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.
AswRdr.sys file information
The process known as avast! TDI RDR Driver or avast! TDI Redirect Driver belongs to software avast! Antivirus System or avast! Antivirus by ALWIL Software (www.avast.com) or AVAST Software (www.avast.com).
Description: AswRdr.sys is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. AswRdr.sys is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 16,352 bytes (64% of all occurrences), 23,152 bytes and 5 more variants.
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The program has no visible window. The AswRdr.sys file is not a Windows core file. There is no detailed description of this service. AswRdr.sys seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 30% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
The software publisher Avast provides an uninstall program (Control Panel->Software->Avast! Antivirus).
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