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What is avipbb?

Avipbb.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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Avipbb.sys file information

The process known as Avira Driver for RootKit Detection or Avira Driver for Security Enhancement belongs to software AntiVir Desktop or Avira Product Family by AVIRA GmbH (www.avira.com) or Avira GmbH (www.avira.com).

Description: Avipbb.sys is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. avipbb.sys is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 43,584 bytes (30% of all occurrences), 75,072 bytes and 9 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/avipbb.sys.html 
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. There is no information about the author of the file. The program has no visible window. The file is a Verisign signed file. The avipbb.sys file is digitally signed. The file is not a Windows core file. avipbb.sys seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 11% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.

Recommended: Identify avipbb.sys related errors

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

Component of Avira antivirus.
  my name   (further information)
came on the blue scren of death day after upgradingfrom free Avira to premium free test for30 days...clueless. did a search and found it in C:windows\system32\drivers
size of harmless file (version: can alos be 124784 bytes
If running legitimate copy of Avira AntiVir (an anivirus program from Avira GmbH in Germany) it is a required file. However, per Avira's support forums it can be associated with BSOD and other Windows errors.
  Dan   (further information)
File Version is file size 96,104 bytes
  Dave / B00kwyrm  
avipbb.sys is kernel driver distributed with Avira Premium Security Suite
Nov 2013 - ver of Rootskits Protection produces BlueScreens on my XP SP3
  Pol   (further information)

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of avipbb.sys: based on 10 votes with 7 user comments.
6 users think avipbb.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. 3 users don't grade avipbb.sys ("not sure about it").

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