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:
- PwSave.exe has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- PwSave.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)
- PwSave.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module PwSave.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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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".
The file size is 1,352,704 bytes.
The file does not supply any version information or other description. The application does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. PwSave.exe is capable of interpret keystrokes. For this reason, 63% 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
To remove PwSave.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 unknown in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then 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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