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What is kbfiltr?

Kbfiltr.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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Kbfiltr.sys file information

The process known as Keyboard Filter Driver or Dritek Keyboard Filter Driver belongs to software Dritek HotKey Keyboard Filter Driver or Keyboard Filter Driver or Keyboard Filter by Dritek System (www.dritek.com.tw).

Description: Kbfiltr.sys is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file kbfiltr.sys is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 13,620 bytes (25% of all occurrences), 5,632 bytes and 5 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/kbfiltr.sys.html 
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The program is not visible. The service has no detailed description. It is not a Windows core file. kbfiltr.sys seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 41% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.

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Important: Some malware disguises itself as kbfiltr.sys, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. Therefore, you should check the kbfiltr.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.


User Comments

short cut keys on keyboard, if you want them
  John Flook  
essential for using your extra keys on your laptop (multimedia and the like)
  Wannes Dobbelaere   (further information)
Part of OSD application, keyboard shortcut display on netbooks
  Martin Carpenter  

Summary: Average user rating of kbfiltr.sys: based on 4 votes with 3 user comments.
2 users think kbfiltr.sys is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user thinks kbfiltr.sys is dangerous and recommend removing it.

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