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What is ioport?

Ioport.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.
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Ioport.sys file information

The process known as Windows NT I/O port driver or IO_Memory belongs to software IOPort by Erik Salaj (www.winsoft.sk).

Description: Ioport.sys is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file ioport.sys is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers or sometimes in the folder C:\Windows\System32. The file size on Windows 7/XP is 6,144 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/ioport.sys.html 
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The program has no visible window. There is no detailed description of this service. The file is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 40% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.

Recommended: Identify ioport.sys related errors

Important: Some malware disguises itself as ioport.sys, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. Therefore, you should check the ioport.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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Summary: Average user rating of ioport.sys: based on 12 votes with 4 user comments.
10 users think ioport.sys is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. 2 users don't grade ioport.sys ("not sure about it").

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