What is vserial?

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

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Vserial.sys file information

The process known as Virtual Serial Port Driver belongs to software ELTIMA Virtual Serial Ports Driver or Infinity USB Unlimited VCP or Mobile Phone Manager by ELTIMA Software ( or BenQ Mobile GmbH & Co. OHG or WB Electronics.

Description: Vserial.sys is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Vserial.sys is located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 47,104 bytes (58% of all occurrences), 47,744 bytes, 43,776 bytes or 48,096 bytes. 
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The program is not visible. There is no detailed description of this service. The vserial.sys file is not a Windows core file. The program is not active. vserial.sys appears to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 26% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: In case you experience problems using vserial.sys, you might want to completely remove Mobile Phone Manager (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program).

Recommended: Identify vserial.sys related errors

Important: Some malware disguises itself as vserial.sys, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. Therefore, you should check the vserial.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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Best practices for resolving vserial issues

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

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