What is AVerRemote.exe?

The genuine AVerRemote.exe file is a software component of AVerRemote by AVerMedia.
AVerRemote.exe is the main executable that belongs to the AverMedia TV card software that supports the use of a regular infrared remote control. The AverMedia TV card is used to display television channels on a personal computer. The software offers features that let the computer remember the codes of the remote control. New remotes can be easily set up with the configuration wizard. AVerMedia is a global company that designs, manufactures and markets consumer electronic products, specifically, Internet TV. AverMedia was established in 1990 and is headquartered in New Taipei City, Taiwan.

AVerRemote stands for AVerRemote Application

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the AVerRemote.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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AVerRemote.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with AVerRemote
AVerRemote.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as AVerRemote MFC Application belongs to software AVerRemote by AVerMedia (

Description: AVerRemote.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. AVerRemote.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 344,064 bytes (32% of all occurrences), 348,160 bytes and 5 more variants. 
The program has no visible window. It is not a Windows core file. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. AVerRemote.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs and connect to the Internet. Therefore the technical security rating is 60% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as AVerRemote.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the AVerRemote.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

part of Aver tv card software
  qwertz   (further information)
AVer Remote ist ein prog von aver media dvbt stick
  Johannes   (further information)
maleware sometimes pretend to be this one

Summary: Average user rating of AVerRemote.exe: based on 4 votes with 3 user comments. 2 users think AVerRemote.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving AVerRemote issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with AVerRemote. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the AVerRemote.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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