What is mbmiodrvr?

Mbmiodrvr.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 operating system, hardware etc. The free file information forum can help you determine if mbmiodrvr.sys is a Windows system file or if it belongs to an application that you can trust.

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Mbmiodrvr.sys file information

The process known as MBM IO Driver belongs to software Windows (version 2000 DDK driver) by or

Description: Mbmiodrvr.sys is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Mbmiodrvr.sys is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 2,944 bytes (69% of all occurrences), 3,480 bytes or 3,278 bytes. 
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The program has no visible window. The service has no detailed description. The mbmiodrvr.sys file is not a Windows system file. You can uninstall this program in the Control Panel. mbmiodrvr.sys appears to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 28% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you encounter difficulties with mbmiodrvr.sys, you can also uninstall Motherboard Monitor 5 or Motherboard Monitor software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 10/8/7).

Recommended: Identify mbmiodrvr.sys related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as mbmiodrvr.sys. Therefore, you should check the mbmiodrvr.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

Seems to be a Part of the Motherboard Monitor Software
if i did not start this file MainBoardMonitor causes Trouble, so i think also it belongs to MBM. And reports no Virus for MY File...
  RanuKanu   (further information)
Is a Part of MBM5 Motherboard Monitor
belong to Motherboard Monitor 5 utility

Summary: Average user rating of mbmiodrvr.sys: based on 3 votes with 4 user comments. 3 users think it's probably harmless. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving mbmiodrvr issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with mbmiodrvr. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the mbmiodrvr.sys process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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