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What is senfilt?

Senfilt.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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Senfilt.sys file information

The process known as Sensaura WDM (version 3D Audio Driver) or Creative WDM Audio Driver or SenFilt Service belongs to software SenFilt Service or senfilt by Sensaura (www.sensaura.com) or Creative Technology (www.creative.com).

Description: Senfilt.sys is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file senfilt.sys is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 392,960 bytes (37% of all occurrences), 381,056 bytes and 4 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/senfilt.sys.html 
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. There is no file information. The program has no visible window. There is no detailed description of this service. The senfilt.sys file is not a Windows core file. Senfilt.sys is a Microsoft signed file. senfilt.sys seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 28% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.

Recommended: Identify senfilt.sys related errors

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

This file is part of the SoundMax drivers and probably other audio cards too.
When I run WinAMP, I get a BSOD (Blue Screen Of Death) and something about senfilt.sys
That it could be a virus or a harmless file on your computer.
  Scott Martin   (further information)
Seems like audio drivers
Sensaura3D driver
it was on a blue screen of death
It's from SoundMax Sensura Virtual Ear. Comes installed on Dell Computers
Audio Driver for SoundMax (Dell) audip
Sensaura WDM 3D Audio Driver
I get a BSOD every time I close Age of Wonders 2, and it mentions senfilt.sys
I got BSOD while playing. Said smth about senfilt.sys. I have striker ii extreme.
Legit, but BUGGY - known to crash backup utilities due to an unmapped page fault

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of senfilt.sys: based on 20 votes with 13 user comments.
5 users think senfilt.sys is essential for Windows or an installed application. 6 users think it's probably harmless. 6 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. 3 users think senfilt.sys is dangerous and recommend removing it. 2 users don't grade senfilt.sys ("not sure about it").

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