On Windows, after applying the Spectre / Meltdown patched described in this article
the Aspera Faspex NP Background may not start at boot due to some concurrency issues with MySQL process.
The resolution is to modify the service and set the start to Automated (Delayed Start).
then click Apply and OK.
For more info changing the delay of Delayed Start mode you can visit
If the method above doesn't work as expected you can edit the following file
C:\Program Files (x86)\Aspera\Faspex\lib\daemons\np\config\persistence.xml
adding the line
<property name="hikaricp.initializationFailFast" value="false"/>
to properties section like the picture below