How to get rid of the Autoserv VirusSometimes the Autoserv file may cloak a virus. If your anti-virus software does not detect a virus, try using a supplementary free Anti-Malware scanner.
Other problems with Autoserv.exe
We were unfortunately not able to determine with certainty who the developer or the producer of the Autoserv process is, or what software package it might belong to. An obsolete or defective version of Autoserv.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Autoserv.exe has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Autoserv.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)
- Autoserv.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module Autoserv.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about Autoserv.exe Autoserv.exe
Autoserv.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file Autoserv.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory.
The file size is 436,736 bytes.
There is no embedded description in this file. These days, this is rather unusual The Autoserv file can be found in the Windows folder; however, it is not a Windows system file. This Autoserv program does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. It is no part of Microsoft Windows. Autoserv.exe is capable of record keystrokes. For this reason, 80% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A Autoserv.exe file has a 74% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". In this case, the file size is usually 39,424 bytes. The file does not supply any version information or other description. This particular software does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The application is connected to a server on the Internet or in your local network. The file is no part of Microsoft Windows.
Attention: If you find Autoserv.exe on your computer, please scan it with an anti-virus product. If your anti-virus software does not recognize it as being harmful, then please make sure that you have the latest update of the signature file, or check the file online. For this option, you may want to use Security Task Manager. Here, click on the process with the right mouse button and send the file to an online virus scanner.
What do other computer users say about Autoserv?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall unknown
To remove Autoserv.exe from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for unknown in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if Autoserv.exe (Autoserv.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 Autoserv.exe. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Autoserv.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 Autoserv.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.