What is aswbidsha.sys?

aswbidsha.sys is part of Avast and developed by AVAST Software s.r.o. according to the aswbidsha.sys version information.

aswbidsha.sys's description is "Application Activity Monitor Helper Driver"

aswbidsha.sys is digitally signed by AVAST Software s.r.o..

aswbidsha.sys is usually located in the 'C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\' folder.

None of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal reports anything malicious about aswbidsha.sys.

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on aswbidsha.sys:

PropertyValue
Product nameAvast
Company nameAVAST Software s.r.o.
File descriptionApplication Activity Monitor Helper Driver
Internal nameaswbidsha.sys
Original filenameaswbidsha.sys
Legal copyrightCopyright (C) 2014 AVAST Software s.r.o.
Private buildx64 Release_Unicode_DRIVER
Product version17.1.2.58407
File version17.1.2.58407
Special buildIdpCompile_2017_0131_152035(189479), SVNRev 6805c743255f9ab5e144f66302c6e202d1e23d21 (asw/devel), IDP

Here's a screenshot of the file properties when displayed by Windows Explorer:

Product nameAvast
Company nameAVAST Software s.r.o.
File descriptionApplication Activity Monitor Helper ..
Internal nameaswbidsha.sys
Original filenameaswbidsha.sys
Legal copyrightCopyright (C) 2014 AVAST Software s...
Private buildx64 Release_Unicode_DRIVER
Product version17.1.2.58407
File version17.1.2.58407
Special buildIdpCompile_2017_0131_152035(189479),..

Digital signatures [?]

aswbidsha.sys has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameAVAST Software s.r.o.
Certificate issuer nameDigiCert High Assurance Code Signing CA-1
Certificate serial number07c70f7cab145bc1ed385fbe69fa3130

VirusTotal report

None of the 56 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the aswbidsha.sys file.

None of the 56 anti-virus programs detected the aswbidsha.sys file.

Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD540c2e8c97eca864335fa3f0078b6b5ef
SHA2564269f0db1dc2cd49e23f344c6289f9474fe74119f262645b4478ef6dd1d0a577

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What did other users do?

The poll result listed below shows what users chose to do with aswbidsha.sys. 84% have voted for removal. Based on votes from 88 users.

User vote results: There were 74 votes to remove and 14 votes to keep

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Comments

Please share with the other users what you think about this file. What does this file do? Is it legitimate or something that your computer is better without? Do you know how it was installed on your system? Did you install it yourself or did it come bundled with some other software? Is it running smoothly or do you get some error message? Any information that will help to document this file is welcome. Thank you for your contributions.

I'm reading all new comments so don't hesitate to post a question about the file. If I don't have the answer perhaps another user can help you.

Jennifer writes

4 thumbs

Windows 7 in safe mode freezes on /Windows/system32/drivers/aswbidsha. How can I get past that?

# 27 Aug 2017, 16:46

Wendi writes

0 thumbs

I am also stuck at \windows\system32\drivers\aswbidsha.sys

Windows 7 PC and won't boot

# 4 Dec 2017, 7:26

Roger Karlsson writes

1 thumb

It seems that this is a problem caused by AVASTs software. There's a lot of users that have the same problem over at Avasts web site.

https://www.google.se/search?q=aswbidsha.sys+stuck+site:forum.avast.com&client=safari&rls=en&dcr=0&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi8wbqpjKjYAhWLC5oKHcK3DuAQrQIIMygEMAA&biw=1280&bih=680

Unfortunately, I could not find any recommended solution. Please let me know if you solve the problem.

# 26 Dec 2017, 8:36

amateur IT writes

0 thumbs

I have run into this problem because I restarted my computer in the middle of a scan. I forgot Avast was running when something else asked me to restart now. Dumb bunny. I am currently looking at my screen in Safe Mode and waiting, to no avail.

# 2 Jun 2020, 18:27

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