What is TBiosDrv?

TBiosDrv.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 TBiosDrv.sys is a Windows system file or if it belongs to an application that you can trust.

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TBiosDrv.sys file information

The process known as TBiosDrv belongs to software Toshiba Logical Tbios Device by unknown.

Description: TBiosDrv.sys is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. TBiosDrv.sys is located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 6,867 bytes (85% of all occurrences), 9,472 bytes or 6,528 bytes. 
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. There is no information about the author of the file. The program is not visible. The service has no detailed description. It is not a Windows system file. TBiosDrv.sys appears to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 50% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Recommended: Identify TBiosDrv.sys related errors

Important: Some malware disguises itself as TBiosDrv.sys, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. Therefore, you should check the TBiosDrv.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.


User Comments

From Toshiba Site; TBIOS provides an interface for DMI-enabled applications (like Toshiba Management Console and LANDesk Client Manager) to read data from the system DMI strings. A Toshiba Utility called Toshiba Software Upgrades needs this TBIOS drivers to read info from system. Pest Patrol: NOT a Pest cdantsrv.exe systemroot+\system32\drivers\tbiosdrv.sys
  RICHARD DAVIS   (further information)
FProt reports the 6,528 byte version as W32/Rustock.A.gen!Eldorado but this seems a false positive report.

Summary: Average user rating of TBiosDrv.sys: based on 2 votes with 2 user comments. One user thinks TBiosDrv.sys is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless.

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Best practices for resolving TBiosDrv issues

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