What is AmdK8?
AmdK8.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.
The free file information forum can help you determine if AmdK8.sys belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.
AmdK8.sys file information
The process known as AMD Processor Driver or Processor Device Driver belongs to software AMD Processor Driver or AMD Athlon64 Processor Driver or Microsoft Windows Operating System by Advanced Micro Devices (www.amd.com) or Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).
Description: AmdK8.sys is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file AmdK8.sys is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 36,352 bytes (36% of all occurrences), 36,864 bytes and 9 more variants.
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The program is not visible. There is no detailed description of this service. The file is not a Windows system file. The file is a Microsoft signed file. AmdK8.sys seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 15% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
Recommended: Identify AmdK8.sys related errors
Important: Some malware disguises itself as AmdK8.sys, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. Therefore, you should check the AmdK8.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.
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