What Is Aswrvrt.sys?
Its suffix “sys” could help us ascertain that aswrvrt.sys is a system file in the first place, and thus it is not virus as what most victims thought it is due to the problems incurred thereby as listed in the next section. To be more specific, C:\Windows\System32\drivers\aswrvrt.sys is a PE32 executable for MS Windows (native) Intel 80386 32-bit.
- BSoD with error code 0x00000000ed.
- Computer won’t boot and stuck at aswrvrt.sys.
- No access to c: drive
- Less options when access Windows Advanced Options windows via F8 functional key.
Causes of Aswrvrt.sys Problems
Based on rich experience in computer industry, the causes of aswrvrt.sys problems are mainly related to hard drive issues.
BSoD – there are many causes to result in Blue Screen of Death, such as poor contact with hardware, sudden power lost, damages in sectors, bugs on disks, no use of data line that meets hard drive transmission specifications and the like; but to 0x00000000ed BSoD, it could be I/0 subsystem’s failure in loading boot volume.
Other dysfunction – recently installed programs might be the main cause. This can be either simply caused by conflict among installed programs or by DOS Trojan horse affection.
- Survey made by a recommended PC Security Center shows that only PC users having Avast installed encounter Aswrvrt.sys (C:\Windows\System32\drivers\aswrvrt.sys) problem.
- Aswrvrt.sy problem occurs after updating Avast.
Guide to Fix Aswrvrt.sys (C:\Windows\System32\drivers\aswrvrt.sys
1. Reset BIOS setting.
a. Restart your computer from Start menu and keep tapping on functional keys before Windows logo appears.
Note: the functional key to the BIOS can vary from OS to OS/brand to brand. Here’s some commonly used functional keys to your reference:b. Use up and down arrow keys to highlight LOAD BIOS DEFAULTS, press Enter key and then hit on Y button to restart the computer.
- Asus – F8 for assembly computer; Esc for laptop
- Lenovo – F12
- HP – F12 for assembly computer; F9 for laptop
- Dell – F12 for laptop; ESC for desktop
- Samsung – F12
- Sony – ESC
- Gateway – F12
Note: the path to access LOAD BIOS DEFAULTS can also be various to different OS and brand. If you know little about BIOS and you are not able to find it with the instruction here, you may need to access VilmaTech Online Support for one-to-one guidance.
2. Check and repair error.
- Once the desktop shows, whether it is in Safe Mode or normal mode, hold down Win key and R key together to get a run box.
- Type ”chkdsk /f /r” and hit Enter key to check and repair error for file automatically, which could take a little while.
- When done, disable programs and drivers that are recently installed to see if aswrvrt.sys occurs; if not, remove the programs.
3. Use ScanDisk to check and repair faults.
- Click open“My Computer”/”Computer”.
- Locate the local hard disk and right click on it to select “Properties”.
- Hit on its Tools tab and click on “Check Now” button.