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    Asus device activation

    Hi,

    Few days ago Asus Live Update installed "Asus Device Activation" on my asus laptop.

    This app creates two entries: DevActSvc.exe and FWVariableWin32.dll

    Currently, there are no information about this app.

    Does anyone know what is this app? What is it for?

    Thanks in advance, IMT

    PS: Someone from Tomsguide has suggested that this app simply registers my laptop as a legitime Asus product.
    Last edited by imt950; 06-10-2018 at 03:22 AM. Reason: I am adding new info about my question

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    As far as I know, ASUS doesn't do any "Live Updates".

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    I would like to know about this update too since it suddenly popped up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by imt950 View Post
    Link directing to a Page Error on my end.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RezaMilford View Post
    I would like to know about this update too since it suddenly popped up.

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    Link directing to a Page Error on my end.
    What Anti Virus do you use? I use avast & defender (passive mode).
    I had scanned the installed app with these AVs and also with virustotal & metascan. All came out clear.

    Yes, for some reason the link doesn't work anymore; it is just a link to Asus Live Update installer page.
    Last edited by imt950; 06-14-2018 at 05:52 AM.

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    Hi all!
    Description of update redirects us to General Data Protection Regulation (or Wikipedia). It's a new (25/5/2018) EU law that justifies personal data privacy. It is extraterritorial, so it must be concerned by every company working inside EU market.
    Seems that this update modifies ASUS services on your PC that somehow use your personal data, but I'm not sure, will ask Techsupport.
    Last edited by Lord Obsidian; 06-15-2018 at 09:51 AM.

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