SSHDRV79.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 SSHDRV79.sys is a Windows system file or if it belongs to an application that you can trust.
The process known as ProtectCD Copyprotection Helper I/O Driver for Accounts with limited Access Rights belongs to software ProtectCD by unknown.
Description: SSHDRV79.sys is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. SSHDRV79.sys is located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder.
The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 75,264 bytes.
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. It is a file with no information about its developer. The program is not visible. There is no detailed description of this service. SSHDRV79.sys is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 44% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.
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Important: Some malware disguises itself as SSHDRV79.sys, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. Therefore, you should check the SSHDRV79.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.
A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with SSHDRV79. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.
To help you analyze the SSHDRV79.sys process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security 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. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.