aertsrv.exe is a application which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if aertsrv.exe is on your PC, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is clean, it is still recommended to run a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend yourself against potential security problems.
Normally, this program is found in C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\AERTSrv.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this file is a6ce73469591554279da63be715dbc93.
This program is set up as a Windows service. This means it runs on your system in background, usually without displaying any user interface to you. Most Windows services are ok programs, which perform useful features to other programs or to the Windows Operating System.
This executable runs in 32-bit mode. It does not benefit of the full set of features of current computer CPUs. This is quite normal because the authors did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description extracted from the exe is Andrea filters APO access service (32-bit).
File version 220.127.116.11.
Author Andrea Electronics Corporation.
Intellectual property rights notice Copyright © 2007-2009 Andrea Electronics Corporation. All rights reserved..
Some insecure functions of Windows have been used, such as functions for recording the keyboard. We advise you to perform more in-depth research about this program.
aertsrv.exe is digitally signed. Today most serious programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to aertsrv.exe verifies as ok. This is very good.
Digital certificate name: Andrea Electronics
Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2009-2 CA
It has an uninstall string in registry, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.