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What is SmartDefragDriver?

SmartDefragDriver.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 operating system, hardware etc. The free file information forum can help you determine if SmartDefragDriver.sys is a Windows system file or if it belongs to an application that you can trust.

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SmartDefragDriver.sys file information

The process known as SmartDefrag Driver belongs to software SmartDefrag by IObit (www.iobit.com) or IObit Information Technology.

Description: SmartDefragDriver.sys is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. SmartDefragDriver.sys is located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 14,776 bytes (75% of all occurrences) or 15,808 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/smartdefragdriver.sys.html 
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The program is not visible. It is certified by a trustworthy company. The SmartDefragDriver.sys file is not a Windows core file. The SmartDefragDriver.sys file is a Verisign signed file. There is no description of the program. SmartDefragDriver.sys appears to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 23% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as SmartDefragDriver.sys. Therefore, you should check the SmartDefragDriver.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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User Comments

system crashes if removed or disabled may run defrag without permission may report home i think it fragments the drive to promote business and plants virus for iobit system care to be needed haha
  junior smith  

Summary: Average user rating of SmartDefragDriver.sys: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks SmartDefragDriver.sys is dangerous and recommends removing it.


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Best practices for resolving SmartDefragDriver issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with SmartDefragDriver. 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.

To help you analyze the SmartDefragDriver.sys process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.



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