How to remove an IoctlSvc error
The free file information forum can help you determine if IoctlSvc.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
IoctlSvc.exe file information
The process known as PLFlash DeviceIoControl Service belongs to software IoctlSvc Application or Nero 8 Ultra Edition HD or Nero BackItUp (version 2 Essentials) or PLFlash DeviceIoControl Service by Prolific Technology (www.prolific.com.tw).
Description: IoctlSvc.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32 or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\Windows or in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 81,920 bytes (71% of all occurrences), 53,248 bytes, 102,400 bytes, 87,344 bytes or 192,512 bytes.
The program has no visible window. File IoctlSvc.exe is not a Windows system file. IoctlSvc.exe is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 43% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
The developer Nero provides a website for help and for updates. There is also an uninstaller
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as IoctlSvc.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the IoctlSvc.exe 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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