Vsdatant.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 vsdatant.sys is a Windows system file or if it belongs to an application that you can trust.
The process known as TrueVector Device Driver or ZoneAlarm Firewalling Driver
belongs to software TrueVector Device Driver or ZoneAlarm Pro or ZoneAlarm Security Suite or ZoneAlarm or ZoneAlarm Anti-virus or Zone Labs Internet Security Utility
by Zone Labs (www.zonelabs.com) or Check Point Software Technologies LTD or Check Point Software Technologies (www.checkpoint.com).
Description: Vsdatant.sys is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The vsdatant.sys file is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder.
Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 392,824 bytes (27% of all occurrences), 394,952 bytes and 19 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. It is a Verisign signed file. The vsdatant.sys file is digitally signed. The service has no detailed description. Vsdatant.sys is not a Windows system file. vsdatant.sys appears to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 14% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.
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If vsdatant.sys is located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder, the security rating is 0% dangerous. The file size is 456,088 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 454,744 bytes. Vsdatant.sys is a Verisign signed file. Vsdatant.sys is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as vsdatant.sys. Therefore, you should check the vsdatant.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 vsdatant. 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.
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 resmon 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 DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.
To help you analyze the vsdatant.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.