What is iastorav.sys?

iastorav.sys is part of Intel Rapid Storage Technology driver (inbox) and developed by Intel Corporation according to the iastorav.sys version information.

iastorav.sys's description is "Intel Rapid Storage Technology driver (inbox) - x64"

iastorav.sys is digitally signed by Intel Corporation - Intel® Rapid Storage Technology.

iastorav.sys is usually located in the 'C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\' folder.

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

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on iastorav.sys:

Product nameIntel Rapid Storage Technology driver (inbox)
Company nameIntel Corporation
File descriptionIntel Rapid Storage Technology driver (inbox) - x64
Internal nameiaStorAV.sys
Original filenameiaStorAV.sys
Legal copyrightCopyright(C) Intel Corporation 1994-2012
Product version12.0.1.1018
File version12.0.1.1018

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

Product nameIntel Rapid Storage Technology drive..
Company nameIntel Corporation
File descriptionIntel Rapid Storage Technology drive..
Internal nameiaStorAV.sys
Original filenameiaStorAV.sys
Legal copyrightCopyright(C) Intel Corporation 1994-..
Product version12.0.1.1018
File version12.0.1.1018

Digital signatures [?]

iastorav.sys has a valid digital signature.

Signer nameIntel Corporation - Intel® Rapid Storage Technology
Certificate issuer nameIntel External Basic Issuing CA 3A
Certificate serial number1701a5a9000100009027

VirusTotal report

None of the 46 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the iastorav.sys file.

None of the 46 anti-virus programs detected the iastorav.sys file.

Folder name variants

iastorav.sys may also be located in other folders than C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\. The most common variants are listed below:

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User vote results: There were 116 votes to remove and 18 votes to keep

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