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What does the AEstSrv.exe file do?

The AEstSrv.exe process is also known as Andrea filters APO access service (Version (32-bit), 32-bit) and is a part of APO Access Service (Version (32-bit), 32-bit). This software is produced by Andrea Electronics (www.andreaelectronics.com). An obsolete or defective version of AEstSrv.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about AEstSrv.exe Andrea filters APO access service

AEstSrv.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. AEstSrv.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory. The file size is 73,728 bytes.
The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The AEstSrv file is not part of the Windows operating system. The original file was created by Microsoft. The file itself can therefore be considered trustworthy. For this reason, 17% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

A AEstSrv.exe file has a 18% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of C:\Windows\System32. In this case, the file size is usually 81,920 bytes (70% of all these files), 73,728 bytes, 77,824 bytes, 213,461 bytes or, as the case may be, 79,176 bytes. This AEstSrv program does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. The original file by Microsoft is digitally signed. So please check the file on your computer.

A AEstSrv.exe file has a 17% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". In this case, the file size is usually 81,920 bytes. This particular software does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The file is no part of Microsoft Windows. The file contains Microsoft's digital signature. This confirms its authenticity.

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 AEstSrv.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 AEstSrv?

Audio Processing Object, This process is used to filter out noise in MIC (further information...)
me
aestsrv.exe is a process from Andrea filters APO access service (32-bit) by Andrea Electronics Corporation and part of APO Access Service (32-bit).
Tom
I suspect that the aeadisrv.exe is running if you add a sound filter to your microphone. (further information...)
WikiLeakz
It's a "Microphone Enhancement" see Sound- Recording- {device} Properties- Microphone Enhancements (further information...)
AlexF

Summary: 4 users judge AEstSrv.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net

How to uninstall APO Access Service, 32-bit)

AEstSrv.exe  Andrea filters APO access service fix

To remove Andrea filters APO access service from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Look for APO Access Service, 32-bit) in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

How to tell if AEstSrv.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 AEstSrv.exe is causing problems for you, a good Registry Cleaner 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.

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