What is naveng?
Naveng.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.
The free file information forum can help you determine if naveng.sys belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.
Naveng.sys file information
Description: Naveng.sys is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. naveng.sys is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 77,864 bytes (31% of all occurrences), 79,240 bytes and 15 more variants.
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 file is not a Windows core file. Naveng.sys is a Verisign signed file. The file is digitally signed. naveng.sys seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 19% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
There is a possibility to uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > Outerinfo).
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If naveng.sys is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 20% dangerous. The file size is 84,912 bytes (42% of all occurrences), 86,064 bytes and 8 more variants. The program is not visible. It is a Verisign signed file. The file is certified by a trustworthy company. The service has no detailed description. The naveng.sys file is not a Windows system file. naveng.sys seems to be a compressed file.
If naveng.sys is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 20% dangerous. The file size is 89,936 bytes (28% of all occurrences), 84,912 bytes, 77,816 bytes, 81,232 bytes or 89,104 bytes. The program is not visible. Naveng.sys is a Verisign signed file. The file is digitally signed. The service has no detailed description. The file is not a Windows core file. naveng.sys seems to be a compressed file.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as naveng.sys. Therefore, you should check the naveng.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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