What is cdrbsdrv?

The genuine cdrbsdrv.sys file is a software component of B's Recorder GOLD by B.H.A Corporation.
"cdrbsdrv.sys" is a driver file that is located in Windows operating systems for B's Recorder and B's Recorder Gold. The software was developed by B.H.A. Corporation. It manages the input/output processing, as well as the conversion for CD/DVD authoring and burning. It is also included in many other applications like ImgBurn, TMPGEnc Authoring Works, TMPGEnc DVD Author, XVID DVD encoding software, Panasonic Video Cam Suite, and many more. B.H.A. Corporation is a company that offers software online to consumers worldwide for downloading and/or purchasing, such as labelFOLiO, B's Recorder, B's Recorder Gold, B's DVD Expert, etc. They provide media related applications that manage music, video, etc.

CDRBsdrv stands for CD-ROM B's service driver

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

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Cdrbsdrv.sys file information

The process known as CD-ROM Filter Driver for Windows2000/xp belongs to software B's Recorder GOLD7 or B's Recorder GOLD by B.H.A (

Description: Cdrbsdrv.sys is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The cdrbsdrv.sys file is located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 33,408 bytes (47% of all occurrences), 13,567 bytes or 32,256 bytes. 
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The program has no visible window. The service has no detailed description. Cdrbsdrv.sys is not a Windows core file. cdrbsdrv.sys appears to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 39% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Recommended: Identify cdrbsdrv.sys related errors

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

I am unable to pick up my CD/DVD drives since removing this file.
  Mark Smith  
Did not notice this file from initial window instalation. This file was installed on my computer aft "TMPGEnc DVD Author 3". Will cause DVD drive mulfuniction if remove.
The CD drive on my Sony laptop didn't show up in explorer anymore. After removing cdrbsdrv from the lower filter, it worked fine again.
Installed with TMPGEnc Authoring Works 4 - Vista x64 problems
  Bruce Weaver  
Yes, TMPGEnc Authoring Works 4 have installed, as I find B's Recorder GOLD on my system. My virus protection has anything ever reported something, but could not do anything. B's Recorder GOLD' will try to uninstall, hopefully help it.
  J. Witt (germany)  
Habe TMPDVDAuthor 3, ist auf Win7 64 in WOw verzeichniss, möglicherweise wegn dass, und wird dort von Win7 blockiert wegen inkompatibilität - es crasht mit den atapi treiber. Diese Software sollte OHNE brennerzusatz installieren, da schon im system. Aich in xp compatibil modus.

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Summary: Average user rating of cdrbsdrv.sys: based on 7 votes with 6 user comments. 2 users think cdrbsdrv.sys is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. 3 users suspect danger.

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Best practices for resolving cdrbsdrv issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with cdrbsdrv. 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 cdrbsdrv.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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