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

what is ioctlsvc exe?
Purpose of ioctlsvc exe:



Process or task name:

Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similiar spelling for these windows processes and 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


  • Is ioctlsvc exe spyware?
        No, this windows task is not spyware.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        No, this windows task is not popup or adware related software.

  • Is ioctlsvc exe considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

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

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