What is e1e5132?

The genuine e1e5132.sys file is a software component of Intel® PRO/1000 PCI Express Network Connection Driver by Intel.
This file is the Windows driver for networking on the Intel® PRO/1000 Adapter. It handles the Ethernet connectivity and LAN networking capabilities. The embedded Intel chips on mainboards will not function unless this driver is present. Intel has been a leader in the computer industry for many years, providing fast and reliable motherboard processor chips and other mainboard devices.

E1e5132 stands for Express Pro 1000 embedded NDIS 5.1 Driver 32-Bit

E1e5132.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 e1e5132.sys is a Windows system file or if it belongs to an application that you can trust.

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E1e5132.sys file information

The process known as Intel® PRO/1000 Adapter NDIS (version 5.1 deserialized driver, 5.2 deserialized driver) belongs to software Intel® PRO/1000 PCI Express Network Connection Driver by Intel (

Description: E1e5132.sys is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. E1e5132.sys is located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 179,200 bytes (16% of all occurrences), 254,872 bytes and 4 more variants. 
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The program is not visible. The service has no detailed description. It is not a Windows system file. It is a Microsoft signed file. e1e5132.sys appears to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 11% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Recommended: Identify e1e5132.sys related errors

Important: Some malware disguises itself as e1e5132.sys, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. Therefore, you should check the e1e5132.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

Network driver
For intel pro 1000 driver disk
networrk conection

Summary: Average user rating of e1e5132.sys: based on 5 votes with 3 user comments. 5 users think e1e5132.sys is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving e1e5132 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with e1e5132. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic 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 resmon 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 DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the e1e5132.sys process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security 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. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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