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What is VCdRom?

VCdRom.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 VCdRom.sys belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.

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VCdRom.sys file information

The process known as Driver for Virtual CD-ROMs belongs to software Virtual CD-ROM Device Driver by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).

Description: VCdRom.sys is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file VCdRom.sys is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers or sometimes in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". The file size on Windows 7/XP is 8,576 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/vcdrom.sys.html 
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The program has no visible window. The service has no detailed description. The VCdRom.sys file is not a Windows core file. VCdRom.sys seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 38% dangerous.

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