What does the AESTSr64.exe file do?
The AESTSr64.exe process is also known as Andrea filters APO access service (Version (64-bit)) and is a part of APO Access Service (Version (64-bit)). This software is produced by Andrea Electronics (www.andreaelectronics.com). An obsolete or defective version of AESTSr64.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)
- AESTSr64.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module AESTSr64.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about AESTSr64.exe Andrea filters APO access service
AESTSr64.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file AESTSr64.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 89,600 bytes (99% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 98,312 bytes.
It is the service "AESTFilters".
This AESTSr64.exe process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. This file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. To verify its trustworthiness, Microsoft has provided it with an embedded certificate. For this reason, 21% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A AESTSr64.exe file has a 16% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of C:\Windows\System32. In this case, the file size is usually 89,600 bytes (96% of all these files), 86,016 bytes or, as the case may be, 88,576 bytes. This AESTSr64.exe process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. To verify its trustworthiness, Microsoft has provided it with an embedded certificate.
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 AESTSr64.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 AESTSr64?
|AESTSr64.exe is part of APO Access Service (64-bit) developed by Andrea Electronics Corporation. |
|Apparently it is a microphone noise filltering process, in other words it does some (probably fourier) transformation on sound input to remove background noise. The name alarmed me as well (what the h*** is Andrea doing with my PC, I didn't invite her). But apparently harmless and needed (further information...) |
|It's probably useful in certain ways as described by one of the users here however it conflicts with the standard sound output. The reason being is that it may trigger the PC speakers output at random and all haphazardly probably due to detecting a specific frequency range. The program will then attempt to filter that noise or something such as that whilst using headset/earphones which should be activated all the time instead of having this conflict. Because sometimes the sound of the PC speakers can disturb people nearby even though when using earphones for example, so strange bug it is. (further information...) |
Summary: One user judges AESTSr64.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 2 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 AESTSr64.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 AESTSr64.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.