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Offline TheOwner

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New process aswEngSrv.exe
« on: February 08, 2019, 05:10:29 PM »
Hello,
what is new still running process aswEngSrv.exe in 19.2?

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Re: New process aswEngSrv.exe
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2019, 05:50:14 PM »
What process viewer are you using?
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Re: New process aswEngSrv.exe
« Reply #2 on: February 09, 2019, 07:21:55 AM »
Hi TheOwner,
aswEngSrv.exe process is sandboxed scanning server process which protects uses again exploitation of our scanning engine.
In process explorer you can see its limited privileges and access rights in security tab.
This feature is in testing phase and is available only in the Czech republic right now but we plan release it for all users. 

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Re: New process aswEngSrv.exe
« Reply #3 on: February 09, 2019, 07:25:02 AM »
This feature is in testing phase and is available only in the Czech republic right now...
And in beta channel... ;)
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Re: New process aswEngSrv.exe
« Reply #4 on: February 09, 2019, 07:34:26 AM »
This feature is in testing phase and is available only in the Czech republic right now...
And in beta channel... ;)
in Stable channel also. :)
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Re: New process aswEngSrv.exe
« Reply #5 on: March 03, 2019, 02:12:21 PM »
Now this process no longer running so testing is probably over.

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Re: New process aswEngSrv.exe
« Reply #6 on: April 10, 2019, 04:26:07 PM »
Just updated my avast today in this one pop up in process and hogging 85% of my memory. Firefox also asking for master password on start. It is the cause of that?

Any solution for this one? can i delete it?

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Re: New process aswEngSrv.exe
« Reply #7 on: April 10, 2019, 04:33:41 PM »
Just updated my avast today in this one pop up in process and hogging 85% of my memory. Firefox also asking for master password on start. It is the cause of that?
Answers to your questions here: https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=226462.0
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Re: New process aswEngSrv.exe
« Reply #8 on: April 10, 2019, 07:51:08 PM »
Just updated my avast today in this one pop up in process and hogging 85% of my memory. Firefox also asking for master password on start. It is the cause of that?

Any solution for this one? can i delete it?
Assuming you are referring to process New process aswEngSrv.exe.  You run the risk of damaging the Avast program, best not to change anything by disabling processes or deleting anything protection-wise.
See this thread starting with reply # 22:  https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=226462.msg1501434#msg1501434
Note igor's replies on the same thread # 25, # 29, # 31, and also # 34.
See also your reply # 36 in the that thread. 
Igor's reply # 25 needs to be taken into consideration before you do anything here:  https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=226462.msg1501441#msg1501441
You should trust Avast knows what they are doing, they are protecting your system.
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