How to remove an Apfiltr error
Apfiltr.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 Apfiltr.sys belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.
Apfiltr.sys file information
The process known as Alps Touch Pad Driver or Alps Pointing-device Driver or Alps Touch Pad Filter Driver for Windows (version x64) belongs to software Alps Touch Pad Filter Driver for Windows (version 2000/XP) or Alps Pointing-device Driver for Windows (version 2000/XP) or Alps Touch Pad Driver for Windows (version 2000/XP) or Alps Pointing-device Filter Driver by Alps Electric Co. (www.alps.com).
Description: Apfiltr.sys is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 101,833 bytes (21% of all occurrences), 108,791 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. Apfiltr.sys is a trustworthy file from Microsoft. Apfiltr.sys seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 18% dangerous.
Recommended: Identify Apfiltr.sys related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Apfiltr.sys, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the Apfiltr.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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