ioctlsvc exe - Is ioctlsvc exe trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is ioctlsvc exe?
Purpose of ioctlsvc exe:



Process or task name:

Be sure to always double check your spelling if you are concerned about spyware, as often spyware will use a very similiar spelling of system processes or other common tasks. ioctlsvc exe

File type:
Misc file type - Not an exe or dll file, but still could be an executable if it is an activex file, script, etc.

Purpose of this file:
Ioctlsvc exe is a file which may have been installed by you or may have also arrived as preinstalled software on the computer. The actual hard drive folder is also listed below, always verify where its located on your hard drive, as this makes sure it is not spyware, adware, or virus related and simply placed elsewhere on your computer, and using the same name in an attempt to fool you. This ioctlsvc exe software file is from Prolific Technology Inc., and it is known as a software service called PLflash device for I/O control. It is usually installed when people buy USB thumb drives and install the software that comes with it. I don't see much value in this and would remove it, the thumb drive will work fine without it. This file is considered safe and is not a virus or spyware related program. Visit ioctlsvc exe for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the ioctlsvc exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
Sorry but the location is currently being researched and updated for ioctlsvc.exe


Note on file and folder locations: Remember that although many files are always in default file locations, some files can easily be moved to different locations or change names like many virus, spyware, or malware do. If you suspect you have a virus or spyware, check to see if you see a similiar names stored elsewhere. It always helps to check your tasklist also to see what is currently running on your computer. You can always view the tasklist on your computer by pressing ctrl-alt-del to view your "task manager", and then click the "processes" tab. This will show you all tasks running on your computer. Dll files will NOT show on your computer tasklist, as dll files are actually part of other processes. You may see similiar program names running if spyware or adware is on your computer, for example, ioctlsvc exe may be slightly misspelled to keep you from finding it, or spyware and adware may be named very similiar to a system file. Make sure always check the location of tasks or processes if you are concerned. ioctlsvc exe can also be used by other programs or software, as there is no standard on software program names what companies choose.

  • Is ioctlsvc exe spyware?
        No.

  • Is this considered adware or popup related?
        No.

  • Is this considered a virus or trojan?
        No.

  • Would you recommend that I remove ioctlsvc exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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    Ioctlsvc exe is a file which may have been installed by you or may have also arrived as preinstalled software on the computer. The actual hard drive folder is also listed below, always verify where its located on your hard drive, as this makes sure it is not spyware, adware, or virus related and simply placed elsewhere on your computer, and using the same name in an attempt to fool you. This ioctlsvc exe software file is from Prolific Technology Inc., and it is known as a software service called PLflash device for I/O control. It is usually installed when people buy USB thumb drives and install the software that comes with it. I don't see much value in this and would remove it, the thumb drive will work fine without it. This file is considered safe and is not a virus or spyware related program. Sorry but the location is currently being researched and updated for ioctlsvc.exe Please feel free to check www.what-is-exe.com for any future lookups or updates, as this index is continually changing and expanding.