What is giveio.sys?

giveio.sys is usually located in the 'C:\WINDOWS\System32\' folder.

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

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Vendor and version information [?]

giveio.sys does not have any version or vendor information.

Digital signatures [?]

giveio.sys is not signed.

VirusTotal report

None of the 52 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the giveio.sys file.

None of the 52 anti-virus programs detected the giveio.sys file.

Filename variants

giveio.sys may also use other filenames. The most common variants are listed below:

Folder name variants

giveio.sys may also be located in other folders than C:\WINDOWS\System32\. The most common variants are listed below:

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What did other users do?

The poll result listed below shows what users chose to do with giveio.sys. 15% have voted for removal. Based on votes from 127 users.

User vote results: There were 19 votes to remove and 108 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.

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.

prokrypt writes

6 thumbs

giveio is also installed by speedfan.

# 11 Aug 2009, 12:43

Helen Tapper writes

0 thumbs

Thanks for the info. I now know that this file is linked to Speedfan, which I have installed and works well.

# 1 Jun 2015, 11:21

Roger Karlsson writes

0 thumbs

Thanks for sharing!

# 5 Jul 2015, 2:23

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