What is dlaudf_m?

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

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Dlaudf_m.sys file information

The process known as Drive Letter Access Component belongs to software Roxio Drag-to-Disc or Drag-to-Disc or Sonic UDF Reader by Roxio ( or Sonic Solutions (

Description: Dlaudf_m.sys is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Dlaudf_m.sys is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 87,036 bytes (50% of all occurrences), 88,476 bytes or 98,104 bytes. 
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 service has no detailed description. The file is not a Windows core file. The process can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. dlaudf_m.sys appears to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 27% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: It is possible to uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a ProgramSonic UDF Reader or Drag-to-Disc.

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If dlaudf_m.sys is located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder, the security rating is 10% dangerous. The file size is 98,648 bytes. There is no information about the author of the file. The program has no visible window. The software can be removed using the Control Panel's Add\Remove programs applet. The file is a Verisign signed file. The file has a digital signature. There is no detailed description of this service. The dlaudf_m.sys file is not a Windows core file. dlaudf_m.sys appears to be a compressed file.

Uninstalling this variant: It is possible to uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a ProgramRoxio Drag-to-Disc.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as dlaudf_m.sys. Therefore, you should check the dlaudf_m.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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Best practices for resolving dlaudf_m issues

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