msdirectx.sys - Is msdirectx.sys trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is msdirectx.sys?
Purpose of msdirectx.sys:



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: msdirectx.sys

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:
You may receive the following message: C:\doc\Msdirect.sys - Hacktool Rootkit If you have this file, you have what is known as a rootkit driver virus. This can be very difficult to remove, and is also known as the name hacktool.robotkit. Make sure you do not have a program named lockx.exe or setup32.exe running at startup time, as these are also known viruses and need to be cleaned up immediately. Visit msdirectx.sys 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 msdirectx.sys location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be located on your hard drive at C:\doc\Msdirect.sys


  • Is msdirectx.sys 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 msdirectx.sys considered a virus or trojan?
        Yes.

  • Would you recommend that I remove msdirectx.sys?
        Yes, I would remove msdirectx.sys if it was on my computer. If you wish to do this, and you get an error message because you cannot access it, you should first terminate the task in your tasklist and then attempt to add it to your recycle bin again.

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