What is i8042prt?
I8042prt.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 i8042prt.sys belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.
I8042prt.sys file information
The process known as i8042 Port Driver belongs to software i8042 Keyboard and PS/2 Mouse Port Driver or Microsoft Windows Operating System or PS/2 Keyboard and Mouse Port Driver by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).
Description: The original i8042prt.sys is an important part of Windows and rarely causes problems. i8042prt.sys is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 52,736 bytes (50% of all occurrences), 53,248 bytes and 10 more variants.
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The program is not visible. There is no detailed description of this service. The i8042prt.sys file is a trustworthy file from Microsoft. I8042prt.sys is a Windows core system file. i8042prt.sys seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 2% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
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Important: Some malware disguises itself as i8042prt.sys, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. Therefore, you should check the i8042prt.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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