What is sptd?
Sptd.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 sptd.sys belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.
Sptd.sys file information
Description: Sptd.sys is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. sptd.sys is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 642,560 bytes (19% of all occurrences), 685,816 bytes and 25 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. It is not a Windows system file. The file is a file without information about the developer of this file. Therefore the technical security rating is 53% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
Recommended: Identify sptd.sys related errors
Important: Some malware disguises itself as sptd.sys, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. Therefore, you should check the sptd.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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