What is epp.sys?

epp.sys is part of Emsisoft Protection Platform and developed by Emsisoft Ltd according to the epp.sys version information.

epp.sys's description is "Emsisoft Protection Platform Driver"

epp.sys is digitally signed by Emsisoft Ltd.

epp.sys is usually located in the 'c:\program files\emsisoft anti-malware\' folder.

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

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on epp.sys:

PropertyValue
Product nameEmsisoft Protection Platform
Company nameEmsisoft Ltd
File descriptionEmsisoft Protection Platform Driver
Internal nameEPPDriver
Original filenameepp.sys
Legal copyright(C) 2003-2015 Emsisoft Ltd
Product version1.0.0.812
File version1.0.0.812

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

Product nameEmsisoft Protection Platform
Company nameEmsisoft Ltd
File descriptionEmsisoft Protection Platform Driver
Internal nameEPPDriver
Original filenameepp.sys
Legal copyright(C) 2003-2015 Emsisoft Ltd
Product version1.0.0.812
File version1.0.0.812

Digital signatures [?]

epp.sys has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameEmsisoft Ltd
Certificate issuer nameDigiCert High Assurance Code Signing CA-1
Certificate serial number015952ce8ae149b0a94d972b1702b1b4

VirusTotal report

None of the 53 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the epp.sys file.

None of the 53 anti-virus programs detected the epp.sys file.

Folder name variants

epp.sys may also be located in other folders than c:\program files\emsisoft anti-malware\. The most common variants are listed below:

Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD5ad2d0dd976f59a93b95b2268cc956e7c
SHA256b613254237b68a55bbda38fa79923e39f4d687a2299e99f1990a8322a1f014d6

What will you do with epp.sys?

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What did other users do?

The poll result listed below shows what users chose to do with epp.sys. 93% have voted for removal. Based on votes from 90 users.

User vote results: There were 84 votes to remove and 6 votes to keep

NOTE: Please do not use this poll as the only source of input to determine what you will do with epp.sys.

Malware or legitimate?

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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.

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