English | Deutsch

What is ohci1394?

Ohci1394.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 ohci1394.sys belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.

Run a free scan to check for ohci1394 drivers in need of updating

Ohci1394.sys file information

The process known as 1394 OpenHCI Port Driver or AGERE OHCI Compliant IEEE (version 1394 Host Controller)

belongs to software Texas Instruments OHCI Compliant IEEE (version 1394 Host Controller) or VIA OHCI Compliant IEEE (version 1394 Host Controller) or OHCI Compliant IEEE (version 1394 Host Controller) or AGERE OHCI Compliant IEEE (version 1394 Host Controller) or NEC FireWarden OHCI Compliant IEEE (version 1394 Host Controller) or 1394 OHCI Compliant Host Controller (Legacy)

by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).

Description: The original ohci1394.sys is an important part of Windows and rarely causes problems. ohci1394.sys is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 61,056 bytes (67% of all occurrences), 61,696 bytes and 5 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/ohci1394.sys.html 
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The ohci1394.sys file is a Windows system file. The program is not visible. There is no detailed description of this service. The ohci1394.sys file is a trustworthy file from Microsoft. ohci1394.sys seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 1% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.

Recommended: Identify ohci1394.sys related errors

Important: Some malware disguises itself as ohci1394.sys, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. Therefore, you should check the ohci1394.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

Installation of windows xp stopped with the message that ohci1394.sys was damaged.
  Giovanni Lugas  
The Primitive: Ohci1394.sys component provides support for IEEE 1394. This primitive supplies the standard port driver for port controllers that conform with the 1394 Open Host Controller Interface Specification. The standard port driver creates a hardware-independent interface for the IEEE 1394 bus and functions as a part of the 1394 base stack.
  Todd   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of ohci1394.sys: based on 4 votes with 2 user comments.
3 users think ohci1394.sys is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless.

Do you have additional information? Help other users!
What do you know about ohci1394.sys: 
How do you rate it: 
Link for more info's: 
Your Name: 

Ohci1394 scanner

Security Task Manager shows all running Windows tasks including embedded hidden functions (e.g. keyboard or browser monitoring, autostart entry). A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware, keylogger or a Trojan.

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, trojans, keyloggers, malware and tracking threats from your hard disk. Ideal supplement to Security Task Manager.

SpeedUpMyPC scans, cleans, repairs and optimizes your computer.

Other processes

ohci1394.sys [all]