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I have a problem with this process called awtessd, when i use a program (autodesk alias) several instance of this process are opened, slowing down everything.

If i close the process everything turn back fine, and also alias doesnt suffer from it being closed...

so is there a way to disable this process permanently or to prevent to be opened several times?


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How do you usually go about closing the process? Are you sure it's responsible for performance loss? How many resources does it consume? – slhck Jun 19 '12 at 11:47
i close it with the activity monitor but if i use the program again it restart, i'm sure because once closed everything return fast and smooth. It's something related with the shading of alias, because if I close the "father" process (named awpro or something) i can't visualize shading anymore. anyway the problem it's not awtessd but is that it gets opened like 7 -8 times together, hope i have cleared the situations – teo Jun 19 '12 at 11:55
I mean, you can't prevent a process from creating another one (i.e. Autodesk Alias creating awtessd). You can only write a script to kill those again after they're started, but you'd have to do this manually. If you consider this a bug, report it with Autodesk — you paid for that software (right?), so you should get the appropriate support. – slhck Jun 19 '12 at 12:23
i have a legal student version so, yes i will report to autodesk, thx – teo Jun 19 '12 at 12:28

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