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What is aswRunDll.exe?

AswRunDll.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 aswRunDll.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.

AswRunDll.exe file information

The process known as aswRunDl Application belongs to software avast! Free Antivirus by AVAST Software (www.avast.com).

Description: AswRunDll.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file aswRunDll.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 107,056 bytes (57% of all occurrences), 107,568 bytes or 159,048 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/aswrundll.exe.html 
It is a file without information about the developer of this file. The program has no visible window. The aswRunDll.exe file is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 53% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You can do the following:

  • search for help on the company's website
  • uninstall avast! Free Antivirus from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs"

Recommended: Identify aswRunDll.exe related errors

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

I know that on my PC Malwarebytes and even Avast both detected this as a high threat called Win32 Malware-gen.Avast could not repair it.
  Bill Thomas  
It runs as you are uninstalling it. It is not dangerous at all.
Installed in Avast Internet Security 2012 folder
  Basil Bean  
I think, this is an avast file
  Dömötör Tamás  
у меня этот файл глючит
  Аваст   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of aswRunDll.exe: based on 2 votes with 5 user comments.
One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. 3 users don't grade aswRunDll.exe ("not sure about it").

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