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What does the aniServ.exe file do?

The aniServ.exe process is also known as Airgo NIC Service and is a part of Airgo Subsystem Software or, as the case may be, Airgo NIC Service. This software is produced by Airgo Networks (www.qualcomm.com). An obsolete or defective version of aniServ.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 aniServ.exe Airgo NIC service

aniServ.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file aniServ.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory. The file size is 143,360 bytes.
This process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The file is no part of Microsoft Windows. To remove the file and its related software from your computer, click Programs in Control Panel AniServ.exe is capable of interpret keystrokes. For this reason, 32% 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 aniServ.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 aniServ?

This file can lock up your computer using 95% + resources, on aregular basis, you must restart computer to clear
Bruce Horman
If you're using a Belkin Pre-N wireless card don't delete this file. Airgo is a service that the Belkin card needs. (further information...)

Summary: One user judges aniServ.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. However, one user considers this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. source: file.net

How to uninstall Airgo Subsystem Software or Airgo NIC Service

aniServ.exe Airgo NIC service fix

To remove Airgo NIC 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 Airgo Subsystem Software or Airgo NIC Service in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

How to tell if aniServ.exe (Airgo NIC 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 Airgo NIC service. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Airgo NIC 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 aniServ.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.

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