How to get rid of the nethtsrv VirusSometimes the nethtsrv file may cloak a virus, for example McAfee found Downloader-FAES!2ED5BB73A542 or, as the case may be, Downloader-FAES!B27C1FF7B2D9, as well as BitDefender found Trojan.Generic.11402344 or, as the case may be, Trojan.Generic.11400507. If your anti-virus software does not detect a virus, try using a supplementary free Anti-Malware scanner.
Other problems with nethtsrv.exe
The nethtsrv.exe process is also known as amisrv.exe or, as the case may be, Network HTTP Support Service and is a part of amisrv. This software is produced by unknown. An obsolete or defective version of nethtsrv.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- amisrv.exe has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- amisrv.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)
- nethtsrv.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module nethtsrv.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about nethtsrv.exe amisrv.exe
nethtsrv.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file nethtsrv.exe is found in a subdirectory of C:\Windows.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 180,224 bytes (23% of all these files), 358,912 bytes as well as 7 other variants.
The file has none of the usual file information, such as version number, etc. It is interesting to note that the file is placed in the Windows folder, even though it is not part of the operating system. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. It does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. For this reason, 62% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A nethtsrv.exe file has a 65% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory. In this case, the file size is usually 350,720 bytes (33% of all these files), 338,944 bytes, 179,712 bytes, 350,208 bytes or, as the case may be, 358,912 bytes. There is no embedded description in this file. These days, this is rather unusual It is interesting to note that the file is placed in the Windows folder, even though it is not part of the operating system. This nethtsrv program does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The nethtsrv file is not part of the Windows operating system.
Attention: If you find nethtsrv.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 nethtsrv?
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 amisrv
To remove amisrv.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 amisrv in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if nethtsrv.exe (amisrv.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 amisrv.exe. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for amisrv.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 nethtsrv.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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