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What is acedrv09.sys?

acedrv09.sys is developed by Protect Software GmbH according to the acedrv09.sys version information.

acedrv09.sys's description is "Filter Driver ProtectDisc"

acedrv09.sys is digitally signed by Protect Software GmbH.

acedrv09.sys is usually located in the 'c:\windows\system32\drivers\' folder.

None of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal reports anything malicious about acedrv09.sys.

If you have additional information about the file, please share it with the FreeFixer users by posting a comment at the bottom of this page.

Vendor and version information [?]

Company nameProtect Software GmbH
File descriptionFilter Driver ProtectDisc
Internal nameDriver
Original filenamehwctrl.drv
Legal copyright(C) Copyright 2004-2007 Protect Soft..
Product version7, 7, 0, 0
File version9, 0, 0, 61408

The following is the available information on acedrv09.sys:

PropertyValue
Company nameProtect Software GmbH
File descriptionFilter Driver ProtectDisc
Internal nameDriver
Original filenamehwctrl.drv
Legal copyright(C) Copyright 2004-2007 Protect Software GmbH
Product version7, 7, 0, 0
File version9, 0, 0, 61408

Digital signatures [?]

This file has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameProtect Software GmbH
Certificate issuer nameGlobalSign ObjectSign CA
Certificate serial number0100000000010ef140e669

VirusTotal report

None of the 44 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the acedrv09.sys file.

None of the 44 anti-virus programs detected the acedrv09.sys file.

Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD5ec818aed40e3359fe49ddb1700151e56
SHA2569ba0dc63ef1ff54daa986ca8759f9eb8c0dfb080635b12b5b658717d66a3ea4c

What will you do with acedrv09.sys?

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What did other users do?

The poll result listed below shows what users chose to do with acedrv09.sys. 83% have voted for removal. Based on votes from 18 users.

User vote results: There were 15 votes to remove and 3 votes to keep

NOTE: Please do not use this poll as the only source of input to determine what you will do with acedrv09.sys. Only 18 users has voted so far so it does not offer a high degree of confidence.

Malware or legitimate?

If you feel that you need more information to determine if your should keep this file or remove it, please read this guide.

Please select the option that best describe your thoughts on the information provided on this web page


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Comments

Please share with the other users what you think about this file. What does this file do? Is it legitimate or something that your computer is better without? Do you know how it was installed on your system? Did you install it yourself or did it come bundled with some other software? Is it running smoothly or do you get some error message? Any information that will help to document this file is welcome. Thank you for your contributions.

I'm reading all new comments so don't hesitate to post a question about the file. If I don't have the answer perhaps another user can help you.

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