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What does the PwSave.exe file do?

No data exists regarding the producer of the PwSave.exe process. An obsolete or defective version of PwSave.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 PwSave.exe PwSave.exe

PwSave.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. PwSave.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 1,352,704 bytes (78% of all these files), 1,352,192 bytes or, as the case may be, 1,351,680 bytes.
The file does not supply any version information or other description. It was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. This process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. PwSave.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 PwSave.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 PwSave?

Part of ASUS mainboard software for energy saving purposes
It's a ASUS process, which comes with pretty much all of their motherboards (from -07 and on). It's involved in the program ASUS AI Suite, and allows you to see how much power your motherboard saves through ASUS optimizations. If you don't wanna keep track of this, you might as well disable it.
PwSave.exe is part of ASUS Energy Saving located in c:\Program Files\ASUS\AI Suite\EnergySaving\PwSave.exe

Summary: 3 users consider it harmless. source: file.net

How to uninstall unknown

PwSave.exe PwSave.exe fix

To remove PwSave.exe 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 unknown in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

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