How to remove an smwdm error
Smwdm.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 smwdm.sys belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.
Smwdm.sys file information
Description: smwdm.sys is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 578,304 bytes (15% of all occurrences), 260,352 bytes and 17 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. Smwdm.sys is not a Windows system file. The file is a trustworthy file from Microsoft. smwdm.sys seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 16% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
Recommended: Identify smwdm.sys related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as smwdm.sys, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the smwdm.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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