What is partmgr?
Partmgr.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 partmgr.sys belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.
Partmgr.sys file information
Description: The original partmgr.sys is an important part of Windows and rarely causes problems. partmgr.sys is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 18,688 bytes (87% of all occurrences), 19,712 bytes or 54,248 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 trustworthy file from Microsoft. There is no detailed description of this service. The partmgr.sys file is a Windows core system file. partmgr.sys seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 2% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
Recommended: Identify partmgr.sys related errors
Important: Some malware disguises itself as partmgr.sys, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. Therefore, you should check the partmgr.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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