What is Beep?
Beep.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 Beep.sys belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.
Beep.sys file information
Description: The original Beep.sys is an important part of Windows and rarely causes problems. The file Beep.sys is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 4,224 bytes (89% of all occurrences), 6,144 bytes, 27,648 bytes, 28,160 bytes or 29,184 bytes.
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The Beep.sys file is a Windows core system file. The program is not visible. The service has no detailed description. The Beep.sys file is a Microsoft signed file. Beep.sys seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 2% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
Recommended: Identify Beep.sys related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Beep.sys, for example Hacktool.Rootkit (detected by Symantec), and TROJ_VIRANTIX.BF (detected by TrendMicro). Therefore, you should check the Beep.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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