What is psched?
Psched.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 psched.sys belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.
Psched.sys file information
Description: The original psched.sys is an important part of Windows and rarely causes problems. psched.sys is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 69,120 bytes (97% of all occurrences) or 66,048 bytes.
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The psched.sys file is a Windows system file. The program has no visible window. It is a Microsoft signed file. psched.sys seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 0% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
Recommended: Identify psched.sys related errors
Important: Some malware disguises itself as psched.sys, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. Therefore, you should check the psched.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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