How to remove an aw_host5 error
The file aw_host5.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 aw_host5.sys belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.
Aw_host5.sys file information
Description: The file aw_host5.sys is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 33,496 bytes (53% of all occurrences), 16,984 bytes and 4 more variants.
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The program is not visible. The service has no detailed description. File aw_host5.sys is not a Windows system file. The file is a keyboard driver, can record inputs. aw_host5.sys seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 55% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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Recommended: Identify aw_host5.sys related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as aw_host5.sys, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the aw_host5.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.
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