Navex15.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 navex15.sys is a Windows system file or if it belongs to an application that you can trust.
Description: Navex15.sys is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Navex15.sys is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 865,904 bytes (17% of all occurrences), 831,880 bytes and 20 more variants.
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. The file is not a Windows core file. The navex15.sys file is a Verisign signed file. The file has a digital signature. navex15.sys appears to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 20% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.
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If navex15.sys is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder, the security rating is 20% dangerous. The file size is 1,323,568 bytes (31% of all occurrences), 876,144 bytes and 7 more variants. The program is not visible. It is a Verisign signed file. The file has a digital signature. The service has no detailed description. The file is not a Windows system file. navex15.sys appears to be a compressed file.
If navex15.sys is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 20% dangerous. The file size is 895,312 bytes (20% of all occurrences), 1,576,312 bytes, 1,636,696 bytes, 1,323,568 bytes or 876,144 bytes. The program is not visible. The file is a Verisign signed file. The file has a digital signature. There is no detailed description of this service. Navex15.sys is not a Windows system file. navex15.sys appears to be a compressed file.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as navex15.sys. Therefore, you should check the navex15.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.
A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with navex15. 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 navex15.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.