What is AnyDVD?

AnyDVD.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 AnyDVD.sys is a Windows system file or if it belongs to an application that you can trust.

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AnyDVD.sys file information

The process known as AnyDVD Filter Driver belongs to software AnyDVD by SlySoft (

Description: AnyDVD.sys is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. AnyDVD.sys is located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 97,216 bytes (10% of all occurrences), 104,512 bytes and 22 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. AnyDVD.sys is not a Windows system file. The application can be removed using the Control Panel's Add\Remove programs applet. AnyDVD.sys is certified by a trustworthy company. AnyDVD.sys appears to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 19% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: In case of problems with AnyDVD.sys, you can do the following:

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

setzt Kopierschutz ausser Kraft
  Sir Michi  
hebelt den Kopierschutz bei DVDs und Audio Cds aus
  accesd   (further information)
Ist in Deutschland illegal.
Removes copy protection and region code of DVD movies. Removed copy protection of audio CDs.
  Rob Stuart   (further information)
we intalled the program and use it alot
  paula magana  

Summary: Average user rating of AnyDVD.sys: based on 5 votes with 5 user comments. 5 users think AnyDVD.sys is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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Best practices for resolving AnyDVD issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with AnyDVD. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic 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 6resmon 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 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the AnyDVD.sys process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity 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. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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