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What is AGRSM?

AGRSM.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 OS, hardware etc.
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AGRSM.sys file information

The process known as SoftModem Device Driver or Agere Systems Soft Modem belongs to software Agere Systems Soft Modem or TOSHIBA (version V92 Software Modem) or Agere SoftModem Driver or Creatix (version V.92 Data Fax Modem) by Agere Systems (www.agere.com) or LSI (www.lsi.com).

Description: AGRSM.sys is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. AGRSM.sys is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 1,268,204 bytes (17% of all occurrences), 1,066,278 bytes and 26 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/agrsm.sys.html 
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The program has no visible window. There is no detailed description of this service. It is not a Windows system file. AGRSM.sys is a trustworthy file from Microsoft. AGRSM.sys seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 15% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.

Recommended: Identify AGRSM.sys related errors

Important: Some malware disguises itself as AGRSM.sys, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. Therefore, you should check the AGRSM.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

It is for the Toshiba Soft Modem. I was just trying to look up the speed of my modem actually.
Affected a Toshiba machine, device driver:Modem
It is a default PC modem driver
toshiba software
needed to install Modem in Laptop
  Lexx Killeen  
modem driver

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Summary: Average user rating of AGRSM.sys: based on 14 votes with 8 user comments.
10 users think AGRSM.sys is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's probably harmless. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user is not sure about it.

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