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What does the AsLdrSrv.exe file do?

The AsLdrSrv.exe process is also known as ASLDR Service and is a part of ATK Hotkey or, as the case may be, ATK Package. This software is produced by ASUS (www.asus.com) or, as the case may be, PEGATRON CORPORATION (www.pegatroncorp.com). An obsolete or defective version of AsLdrSrv.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 AsLdrSrv.exe ASLDR service

AsLdrSrv.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. AsLdrSrv.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 94,208 bytes (46% of all these files), 84,536 bytes as well as 9 other variants.
The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The AsLdrSrv file is not part of the Windows operating system. File properties have not been internally documented by the producer or developer. For this reason, 30% 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 AsLdrSrv.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 AsLdrSrv?

developed by ASUS (further information...)
John Hutcheson
This is a Asus Hotkey driver, harmless but uses a lot of memory, up to 250MB RAM.
Henry
software for ASUS notebook
sick

Summary: One user judges AsLdrSrv.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net

How to uninstall ATK Hotkey or ATK Package

AsLdrSrv.exe ASLDR service fix

To remove ASLDR 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 ATK Hotkey or ATK Package in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

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