How to remove an pwd_2k error
The file pwd_2k.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 pwd_2k.sys belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.
Pwd_2k.sys file information
The process known as Win2000 Framework for Packet Write Driver belongs to software DirectCD or Drag-to-Disc or Roxio Easy Media Creator (version 7, 8) or Easy CD Creator (version 5 Basic) or Easy CD & DVD Creator (version 6) by Roxio (www.roxio.com) or Sonic Solutions (www.sonic.com).
Description: The file pwd_2k.sys is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 143,834 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 144,250 bytes and 11 more variants.
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. Pwd_2k.sys is not a Windows core file. pwd_2k.sys seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 35% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
In case of problems with pwd_2k.sys, you could uninstall the software Roxio Easy Media Creator 8 or Easy CD Creator 5 Basic using the "Add or Remove Programs" function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Add or Remove Programs).
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as pwd_2k.sys, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the pwd_2k.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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