What is EhStorTcgDrv?

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

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EhStorTcgDrv.sys file information

The process known as Microsoft driver for storage devices supporting IEEE (version 1667 and TCG protocols) belongs to software Microsoft Windows Operating System by Microsoft (

Description: The original EhStorTcgDrv.sys is an important part of Windows and rarely causes problems. The EhStorTcgDrv.sys file is located in a not unambiguous folder. The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 0 bytes. 
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The EhStorTcgDrv.sys file is a Windows core system file. EhStorTcgDrv.sys is a trustworthy file from Microsoft. The program is not visible. There is no detailed description of this service. Therefore the technical security rating is 3% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: If problems with EhStorTcgDrv.sys come up, you can also completely remove Microsoft Windows (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program) or look for help from the software company Microsoft.

Recommended: Identify EhStorTcgDrv.sys related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as EhStorTcgDrv.sys. Therefore, you should check the EhStorTcgDrv.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 EhStorTcgDrv issues

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