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What is parvdm?

Parvdm.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 parvdm.sys belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.

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Parvdm.sys file information

The process known as VDM Parallel Driver belongs to software Microsoft Windows Operating System by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).

Description: The original parvdm.sys is an important part of Windows and rarely causes problems. parvdm.sys is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 6,784 bytes (48% of all occurrences), 7,040 bytes, 8,704 bytes or 6,912 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/parvdm.sys.html 
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The program has no visible window. There is no detailed description of this service. The file is a Microsoft signed file. parvdm.sys seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 1% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.

Recommended: Identify parvdm.sys related errors

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

see it in manager,don`t work.
Systemtyp Fehler - Kategorie keine - Benutzer Nicht zutreffend - Computer mein PC
parvdm.sys is part of Microsoft Windows VDM parallel driver and should be located in C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\

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

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