How to remove the rdrv1x virus

Most antivirus programs identify rdrv1x.exe as malware.

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Rdrv1x.exe file information

The rdrv1x.exe process does provide any valid information about its producer.

Description: Rdrv1x.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Rdrv1x.exe is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 78,336 bytes (50% of all occurrences), 79,360 bytes or 77,824 bytes. 
The file is a file with no information about its developer. The file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The program is not visible. Rdrv1x.exe is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 72% dangerous.

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Important: You should check the rdrv1x.exe 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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Best practices for resolving rdrv1x issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: ASecurity Task Manager examines the active rdrv1x process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known Banti-malware tool tells you if the rdrv1x.exe on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

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