What is adiusbaw?

The genuine adiusbaw.sys file is a software component of USB ADSL WAN Adapter by Analog Devices.
Adiusbaw.sys is a kernel driver that belongs to the USB ADSL WAN Adapter manufactured by Analog Devices. A driver is a software program that adds functionality to peripheral devices. It can even add support for a specialized device in the computer. This is not an essential Windows process and can be disabled if known to create problems. Analog Devices is an American company that develops solutions in data conversion and signal processing technology. The company manufactures analog, mixed-signal and DSP (digital signal processing) that are widely used in electronic equipment. Analog Devices was founded by Ray Stata and Matthew Lorber, two MIT graduates, in 1965 and is currently headquartered in Norwood, Massachusetts, USA.

ADIUSBAW stands for Analog Devices Inc. USB Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line Wide Area Network Driver

Adiusbaw.sys is a Windows driver. A driver is a small software program that allows your computer to communicate with hardware or connected devices. This means that a driver has direct access to the internals of the operating system, hardware etc. The free file information forum can help you determine if adiusbaw.sys is a Windows system file or if it belongs to an application that you can trust.

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Adiusbaw.sys file information

The process known as ADSL USB Driver belongs to software USB ADSL WAN Adapter or U.S. Robotics SureConnect ADSL USB WAN Adapter by Analog Devices (

Description: Adiusbaw.sys is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Adiusbaw.sys is located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 122,505 bytes (25% of all occurrences), 127,065 bytes, 214,105 bytes or 289,529 bytes. 
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The program is not visible. The service has no detailed description. The file is not a Windows core file. adiusbaw.sys appears to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 33% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Recommended: Identify adiusbaw.sys related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as adiusbaw.sys. Therefore, you should check the adiusbaw.sys process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

Ich weiss nur, dass es auf meinem Laptop fehlt. Muss man es erneut installieren, oder nicht?
  Othmar Ponitz  

Summary: Average user rating of adiusbaw.sys: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving adiusbaw issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with adiusbaw. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the adiusbaw.sys process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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