What is VBEngNT?

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

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VBEngNT.sys file information

The process known as VirusBuster Loader SYS for Windows NT/2000/XP or VirusBuster Engine SYS for Windows NT/2000/XP belongs to software VirusBuster Engine SYS for Windows NT/2000/XP or VirusBuster Loader SYS for Windows NT/2000/XP or Outpost Security Suite Pro (version 2009) by VirusBuster Kft (

Description: VBEngNT.sys is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. VBEngNT.sys is located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 241,728 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 1,075,154 bytes, 1,072,722 bytes or 1,073,745 bytes. 
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 not a Windows system file. VBEngNT.sys appears to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 24% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: The software vendor offers the option to uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a ProgramOutpost Security Suite Pro 2009.

Recommended: Identify VBEngNT.sys related errors

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

I think it is part of Agnitum Outpost Security Suite 2007
part of Outpost security suite
  qwert   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of VBEngNT.sys: based on 2 votes with 2 user comments. 2 users think VBEngNT.sys is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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Best practices for resolving VBEngNT issues

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