How to remove an symids error
The file symids.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 symids.sys belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.
Symids.sys file information
Description: The file symids.sys is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 31,936 bytes (29% of all occurrences), 40,120 bytes and 8 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. The file is a Verisign signed file. It is certified by a trustworthy company. The service has no detailed description. Symids.sys is not a Windows core file. You can uninstall this program in the control panel. symids.sys seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 8% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you have any problems with symids.sys, you can also uninstall the associated program
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If symids.sys is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32\drivers, the security rating is 20% dangerous. The file size is 33,072 bytes (71% of all occurrences), 34,736 bytes or 34,608 bytes. The program has no visible window. File symids.sys is a Verisign signed file. Symids.sys is digitally signed. There is no detailed description of this service. File symids.sys is not a Windows system file. symids.sys seems to be a compressed file.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as symids.sys, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the symids.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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