GSvr.exe Windows Process – What is it?

GSvr.exe consists of two parts GSvr which is GEST service for program management and .exe stands for executable file. Therefore, GSvr.exe  is a process in windows task manager. It was developed by GIGABYTES and its publisher site is Size of GSvr.exe varies from 30MB to 60MB as it depends on the OS version used in the computer. Mainly it is used to provide support to Energy Saver Advance and works as a helper in the computer.

GSvr.exe file information

The first thing that will help you to determine if a particular file is legitimate windows process or a virus is its location itself. For e.g. GSvr.exe should run from the location C:\ProgramFiles\GIGABYTE\EnergySaver\GSvr.exe and no other location. You can also confirm it by going in Task Manager and check it through View -> Select columns and select “Image path name”. It is possible that you may find a suspicious directory and investigating it at first whether it is a virus or not would be beneficial.

Another way that can help you to detect a bad process is through using a tool called Microsoft Process Explorer. The method of using it is:

Start Program (does not require installation) -> check legends under options -> view -> select columns and add verified signers as one of the columns

Now see if “Verified Signer” status is unable to get verified we need to check for the error. Few informative things about GSvr.exe are:

  • It is located at C:\ProgramFiles\GIGABYTE\EnergySaversubholder;
  • It’s publisher is GIGABYTE
  • It is known to be up to 16.9MB in size in most windows.
  • Its full path is C:\ProgramFiles\GIGABYTE\EnergySaver\essvr.exe

The best diagnosis for these suspicious files is a complete analysis with reimage. It is basically used for checking any type of malware functions, viruses or Trojans. These types of viruses slowly destroy the data. Common GSvr.exe error messages are:

“GSvr.exe Application Error.”

“GSvr.exe failed.”

“Error starting program: GSvr.exe.”

“GSvr.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.”

“GSvr.exe is not a valid Win32 application.”

“Faulting Application Path: GSvr.exe.”

“GSvr.exe is not running.”

“GSvr.exe not found.”

These type of messages can occur during installation of program or during execution of programs. The most important thing that you should do is updating your software so that it remains up to date and you can find any error and fix it if comes.

Best practices for resolving GSvr.exe issues

As we have understood the concept of GSvr.exe and related issues, now here are some fixes for these issues.

FIX – 1 

The easiest way to find any virus in the computer is just to scan it and find if any virus or Trojan is present or not as these viruses are not detected easily by the user so usage of any scanner or tool is necessary.

Step 1 – Firstly, download any virus scanner and run it in the computer.

Step 2 – Then, delete the virus or Trojan, if present. This ensures smooth working of computer.

Step 3 – After that, try to scan computer frequently to make sure the data is safe.

FIX – 2 

Other way to save your data from virus is to delete or remove those files which are not in use anymore or are not required to the user.

Step 1 – Open control panel. Then, click on programs.

Step 2 – Uninstall or delete all the programs that are not in use.

Step 3 – Restart the computer and check if all the issues are resolved or not.

FIX – 3

Another time saving technique to fix all the issues related to GSvr.exe is to install or download any tool that can help to directly find out those programs which are causing problems or which are corrupted as it will make the work of the user easier and the user will be able to fix the issues easily.

Step 1 – Install any tool online to find the corrupted programs and scan them.

Step 2 – Click on fix and fix all the issues.

FIX – 4 

If all these methods are not helpful then last option the user should go for is to entirely delete Gigabyte folder so that all the programs related to GSvr.exe are deleted and any virus if existed would be fixed.

Step 1 – Go to the program files in C drive.

Step 2 – Search Gigabyte folder and then EnergySaver folder. Uninstall all the programs related to GSvr.exe.

Step 3 – Delete the entire Gigabyte folder.


The main thing about GSvr.exe is that it is not always necessary that it will be a threat to the computer. It is considered as a legitimate file to support real software that does not harm the data and the computer. Basically, it does not trouble the user except the fact sometimes it sends some error messages which are bit annoying. When GSvr.exe is an infected file then it causes harm as it is not noticed by the computer user. It would often put a malware or Trojan in the files in order to reach the target computer. This is the case when the user needs to be very careful as these type of viruses slowly eats away all the data in the computer.

It is not so difficult to determine the errors related to GSvr.exe and get rid of them especially when the user is already using a scanner pr any tool to resolve these issues. A clean and tidy computer is one of the best ways to avoid problems.

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