What does the AiNap.exe file do?
The AiNap.exe process is also known as and is a part of unknown. This software is produced by ASUSTeK Computer (www.asus.com). An obsolete or defective version of AiNap.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- AiNap.exe has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- AiNap.exe 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)
- AiNap.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module AiNap.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about AiNap.exe AiNap.exe
AiNap.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. AiNap.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 1,423,360 bytes (27% of all these files), 1,426,432 bytes as well as 4 other variants.
The application does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. It was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. File properties have not been internally documented by the producer or developer. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: MACHINE\Run). AiNap.exe is capable of interpret keystrokes. For this reason, 61% 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 AiNap.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 AiNap?
|Asus control centre (further information...) |
|asus motherboard tweaking program, only dangerous if you dont know what your doing |
|A utility from ASUS for monitoring their motherboards. (further information...) |
|ASUS Software |
|It seems to be part of the ASUS AI Suite |
Summary: 5 users judge AiNap.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. One user considers it harmless. source: file.net
How to uninstall unknown
To remove AiNap.exe 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 unknown in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if AiNap.exe (AiNap.exe) 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 AiNap.exe. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for AiNap.exe 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 AiNap.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.