What is dbx-stable.sys?

dbx-stable.sys is part of Dropbox and developed by Dropbox, Inc. according to the dbx-stable.sys version information.

dbx-stable.sys's description is "Dropbox Filter Driver"

dbx-stable.sys is digitally signed by Microsoft Windows Hardware Compatibility Publisher.

dbx-stable.sys is usually located in the 'c:\Windows\System32\drivers\' folder.

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

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on dbx-stable.sys:

PropertyValue
Product nameDropbox
Company nameDropbox, Inc.
File descriptionDropbox Filter Driver
Internal nameDbx.sys
Original filenameDbx.sys
Legal copyrightDropbox, Inc.
File version1.0.16.0

Here's a screenshot of the file properties when displayed by Windows Explorer:

Product nameDropbox
Company nameDropbox, Inc.
File descriptionDropbox Filter Driver
Internal nameDbx.sys
Original filenameDbx.sys
Legal copyrightDropbox, Inc.
File version1.0.16.0

Digital signatures [?]

dbx-stable.sys has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameMicrosoft Windows Hardware Compatibility Publisher
Certificate issuer nameMicrosoft Windows Third Party Component CA 2014
Certificate serial number3300000012b05493eaddceeb4b000000000012

VirusTotal report

None of the 57 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the dbx-stable.sys file.

None of the 57 anti-virus programs detected the dbx-stable.sys file.

Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD5b266ae84ee40239e3c7eaac05012d3e7
SHA256a708ab4aa4e3fc87bb1a9959b38d40e8cb721bb5a3b26741a2edea7a5f0451c1

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What did other users do?

The poll result listed below shows what users chose to do with dbx-stable.sys. 21% have voted for removal. Based on votes from 14 users.

User vote results: There were 3 votes to remove and 11 votes to keep

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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.

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