What is giveio?
Giveio.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 giveio.sys belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.
Giveio.sys file information
Description: Giveio.sys is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file giveio.sys is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32 or sometimes in the folder C:\Windows or in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 5,248 bytes (99% of all occurrences) or 3,328 bytes.
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The file is a file without information about the developer of this file. The program has no visible window. The service has no detailed description. Giveio.sys is not a Windows system file. giveio.sys seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 52% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
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If giveio.sys is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers, the security rating is 54% dangerous. The file size is 5,248 bytes (96% of all occurrences) or 2,560 bytes. Giveio.sys is a file without information about the developer of this file. The program is not visible. There is no detailed description of this service. The giveio.sys file is not a Windows system file. giveio.sys seems to be a compressed file.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as giveio.sys. Therefore, you should check the giveio.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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