What is GSvr.exe? Is It Safe or a Virus? and How to Remove It

An executable file is a filename having a .exe extension in the end. In some cases, these files may be harmful to the user’s computer. Therefore, the users have to check and filter all these files to see if they are files related to Trojan, which is recommended to remove. Or they are files belonging to the trusted application on the computer. The following points will help the users in working things with their computers.

The user has to know things before they get involved in things and work with them. Therefore, the first thing is:

What is GSvr.exe File?

The process to know file information is called GEST Service for program management. The program belongs to a software Energy saver advance B, which was introduced by Giga-Byte Technology (www.gigabyte.com).


GSvr.exe are not the most important files needed by the computer to function. Therefore, storing them will just create some problems for the user’s computer. These files are saved in a subfolder of:

C:\Program Files (x86)


C:\Program Files (x86)\GIGABYTE\EnergySaver\ or C:\Program Files (x86)\GIGABYTE\GEST\).

All the known and Windows files are in 10/8/7/XP are 68,136 bytes, 80,392 bytes, or 47,624 bytes.

The executable file does not have any author name. The program would not have any visible Windows. And if the file is a Verisign signature. Therefore, have a digital signature. It is proven that it is not a trustable file. And has to remove.

The users should know how to tackle these files and how to remove them in such a way that their computer would not pay the price. The points below would help and provide more information to the users.

How to Solve GSvr Issues

For healthy performance by the user’s computers, they have to keep their devices clean, tidy, and up to date to avoid all the problems caused by the GSvr.exe file. This indicates that the user has to clean up their unwanted files by cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs. The user has to enable the Windows in auto-start programs which will give the Windows ahead starts in the background. And the users also have to keep their computers updated. With all these the user has to keep performing periodic backups or just set a restore point for the computer to work restore on.

If the user’s computer gives a real big problem then the users should try starting to join dots of the puzzle that shows the roots of the problems. The users can use the resmon command to find the cause of the problem. Even if the problem is big, the user should repair the installation which is causing the problem. Rather than just reinstall the window. For the users who are using Windows 8 or later versions in their devices then processing DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command would most likely be the best option. This allows the user to repair their device without any collateral damage or data loss.

There have been many software to help to detect problematic files and programs in the user’s devices. These applications have proven good for many people around the globe and have received a good response by them saying their computer is now working smoothly and they can detect any problems very quickly through these applications. These applications are:

  • Security Task Manager: This application displays all the running programs on the computer, including hidden ones. It has a unique security feature that helps in processing potential spyware, malware, even a Trojan file in the computer.
  • Malwarebytes Anti-Malware: This application helps the user to detect and remove sleeping spyware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware, and trackers from their hard drive.

The user has to know how and why and what these files are doing in their computer unwanted. The paragraphs below would help users understand these things:

What is GSvr.exe Doing on a Computer?

These GSvr.exe are processes. Whereas non-system processes GSvr.exe come from the newly installed Windows and application that users have installed fresh. Now as these systems and applications store their data in the computer’s hard disk and in the system’s registries. There are high chances of being small pieces of invalid entries accumulating in the computer. Which can highly affect the performance of the computer.

The users can check on the above information by going to the task manager, where they can see all the activities of CPU, memories, disk, etc. Which can cause GSvr.exe problems. The task manager can make the user see the application making the problem. They can open the task manager by pressing Ctrl + Shift+ ESC together.

Can A GSvr.exe be Stopped or Removed?

Many applications within non-system processing code can be stopped by the user in their computer as these are not responsible for running their systems. Therefore, the user can uninstall these applications on their computers.

Is GSvr.exe CPU intensive?

This does not affect the user’s CPU intensive. But if the user run many programs together on their computer. Then their computer’s performance might get affected by it. The user can use Microsoft System Configuration Utility (MSConfig) or the Windows Task Manager to reduce the risk of overloading the computer system. They can also use these applications for disabling processes that launch upon start-up.

The user can find programs which are using more internet, the storage that uses the most memory, and which sends more data from the system. The user can access the Resource Monitor by pressing the window key and the R key of the computer together. Once the run Dialog box opens the user has to put in ‘resmon’ and then press enter. The next window would show all the programs and their usage on the user’s computer.

There are high possibilities that after all the efforts the user had given in to remove the problem gives more error to work on. The below subtopic will explain this action:

Why is GSvr.exe Giving the User Errors?

The GSvr issue is created by the application already on the computer. Therefore, to fix these errors is by reinstalling the application causing the problem or updating the program to fix it.

Final Words

Hopefully, all the above information was of some help for the new users who were struggling with these issues.

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