What is WinFPdrv?

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

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WinFPdrv.sys file information

The process known as WinFPdrv belongs to software WinFPdrv by, Inc SDN BHD (

Description: WinFPdrv.sys is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The WinFPdrv.sys file is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 33,168 bytes (55% of all occurrences), 35,840 bytes or 32,656 bytes. 
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. It is a file with no information about its developer. The program is not visible. The WinFPdrv.sys file is digitally signed. WinFPdrv.sys is not a Windows core file. File is hidden. WinFPdrv.sys appears to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 72% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: In case of any problems with WinFPdrv.sys, you could completely remove Inc. SDN. BHD. (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program) or consult Newsoftwares's Customer Service.

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If WinFPdrv.sys is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder, the security rating is 79% dangerous. The file size is 18,432 bytes (75% of all occurrences) or 19,456 bytes. There is no file information. The program has no visible window. WinFPdrv.sys is not a Windows core file. File is hidden. WinFPdrv.sys appears to be a compressed file.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as WinFPdrv.sys. Therefore, you should check the WinFPdrv.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

This belongs to Folder Protect software from NewSoftware
This file is a part of Folder Protect from New and its completely virus and trojan free, I have been using Folder Protect for a long time.
  Monica   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of WinFPdrv.sys: based on 2 votes with 2 user comments. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving WinFPdrv issues

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