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What is RDPWD?

RDPWD.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.
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RDPWD.sys file information

The process known as RDP Terminal Stack Driver (US/Canada Only, Not for Export) or RDP Terminal Stack Driver belongs to software Microsoft Windows Operating System by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).

Description: RDPWD.sys is an important part of Windows, but often causes problems. RDPWD.sys is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 139,528 bytes (76% of all occurrences), 160,256 bytes, 116,104 bytes, 177,152 bytes or 139,400 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/rdpwd.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 trustworthy file from Microsoft. The application is not active. RDPWD.sys seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 1% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as RDPWD.sys. Therefore, you should check the RDPWD.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

its slows your computer down and may lead to crashes to your computer no longer work

Summary: Average user rating of RDPWD.sys: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment.
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