What does the aeadisrv.exe file do?
The aeadisrv.exe process is also known as Andrea filters APO access service (Version (64-bit), (32-bit)) and is a part of APO Access Service (Version (64-bit), (32-bit)). This software is produced by Andrea Electronics (www.andreaelectronics.com). An obsolete or defective version of aeadisrv.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Andrea filters APO access service has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Andrea filters APO access service has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- aeadisrv.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module aeadisrv.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about aeadisrv.exe Andrea filters APO access service
aeadisrv.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Aeadisrv.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 90,112 bytes (67% of all these files), 69,632 bytes or, as the case may be, 86,016 bytes.
It is the service "AEADIFilters".
The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The aeadisrv file is no part of Microsoft Windows. The file contains Microsoft's digital signature. This confirms its authenticity. For this reason, 27% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves aeadisrv.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about aeadisrv?
|This service is from the company that makes Andrea headsets and microphones, which are well regarded for use with speech recognition and other computer applications. It is possible that this service allows use of source-tracking microphone arrays. |
|It's a soundmax integrated digital audio (audio driver) part. |
|Microphone Filter driver for SoundMax sound cards. Started running when I plugged in microphone and smartjack detected it. Its harmless and filters out background noise to make speech to text software work better. |
|soundmax Mic noise filter (further information...) |
|Mic-Treiber soundmax |
Summary: 6 users judge aeadisrv.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 3 users consider it harmless. source: file.net
How to uninstall APO Access Service,)
To remove Andrea filters APO access service from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate APO Access Service,) in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if aeadisrv.exe (Andrea filters APO access service) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of Andrea filters APO access service. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Andrea filters APO access service or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or aeadisrv.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.