What is mferkdk?

Mferkdk.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 mferkdk.sys is a Windows system file or if it belongs to an application that you can trust.

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Mferkdk.sys file information

The process known as VSCore Code Analysis Driver or VSCore mferkdk belongs to software SYSCORE. or SYSCORE. or VSCore mferkdk or SYSCORE. or SYSCORE. by McAfee (

Description: Mferkdk.sys is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Mferkdk.sys is located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 33,832 bytes (50% of all occurrences), 34,248 bytes or 34,216 bytes. 
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The program is not visible. The file is a Verisign signed file. Mferkdk.sys is certified by a trustworthy company. The service has no detailed description. It is not a Windows core file. mferkdk.sys appears to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 12% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: If you run into problems with mferkdk.sys, you may also uninstall McAfee, Inc. software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 10/8/7).

Recommended: Identify mferkdk.sys related errors

Important: Some malware disguises itself as mferkdk.sys, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. Therefore, you should check the mferkdk.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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Best practices for resolving mferkdk issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with mferkdk. 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 mferkdk.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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