How to remove an AWRTPD error
AWRTPD.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 AWRTPD.sys belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.
AWRTPD.sys file information
The process known as Driver for Ad-Watch Real-Time Process protection or Driver for Ad-Watch Real-Time protection belongs to software Ad-Watch Beta or AW Real-Time Scanner or AW Realtime Driver by Lavasoft AB (www.lavasoft.com).
Description: The file AWRTPD.sys is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 6,272 bytes (57% of all occurrences), 5,632 bytes or 12,960 bytes.
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The program has no visible window. The service has no detailed description. AWRTPD.sys is not a Windows core file. The application can be removed using the control panel Add\Remove programs applet. Therefore the technical security rating is 25% dangerous.
If problems with Ad-Aware 2007 come up, you can also uninstall the associated program
Recommended: Identify AWRTPD.sys related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as AWRTPD.sys, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the AWRTPD.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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