What is iastore.sys?

iastore.sys is part of Intel Rapid Storage Technology Enterprisedriver and developed by Intel Corporation according to the iastore.sys version information.

iastore.sys's description is "Intel Rapid Storage Technology Enterprisedriver - x64"

iastore.sys is digitally signed by Intel(R) Rapid Storage Technology enterprise.

iastore.sys is usually located in the 'C:\Windows\system32\drivers\' folder.

None of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal reports anything malicious about iastore.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 [?]

The following is the available information on iastore.sys:

PropertyValue
Product nameIntel Rapid Storage Technology Enterprisedriver
Company nameIntel Corporation
File descriptionIntel Rapid Storage Technology Enterprisedriver - x64
Internal nameiaStorE.sys
Original filenameiaStorE.sys
Comments-x64
Legal copyrightCopyright(C) Intel Corporation 1994-2017
Product version5.2.0.1194
File version5.2.0.1194

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

Product nameIntel Rapid Storage Technology Enter..
Company nameIntel Corporation
File descriptionIntel Rapid Storage Technology Enter..
Internal nameiaStorE.sys
Original filenameiaStorE.sys
Comments-x64
Legal copyrightCopyright(C) Intel Corporation 1994-..
Product version5.2.0.1194
File version5.2.0.1194

Digital signatures [?]

iastore.sys has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameIntel(R) Rapid Storage Technology enterprise
Certificate issuer nameIntel External Issuing CA 7B
Certificate serial number56000001ae05ba554127d9f6fb0000000001ae

VirusTotal report

None of the 68 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the iastore.sys file.

None of the 68 anti-virus programs detected the iastore.sys file.

Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD5a15ff544cec21dd7cfbc026766554ab6
SHA256a8553bb59ddc2ab07a35340742e8d326aa243c86987da69e931f81abd07f72b9

What will you do with iastore.sys?

To help other users, please let us know what you will do with iastore.sys:



What did other users do?

The poll result listed below shows what users chose to do with iastore.sys. 33% have voted for removal. Based on votes from 6 users.

User vote results: There were 2 votes to remove and 4 votes to keep

NOTE: Please do not use this poll as the only source of input to determine what you will do with iastore.sys. Only 6 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


Free online surveys

And now some shameless self promotion ;)

A screenshot of FreeFixer's scan result.Hi, my name is Roger Karlsson. I've been running this website since 2006. I want to let you know about the FreeFixer program. FreeFixer is a freeware tool that analyzes your system and let you manually identify unwanted programs. Once you've identified some malware files, FreeFixer is pretty good at removing them. You can download FreeFixer here. It runs on Windows 2000/XP/2003/2008/2016/2019/Vista/7/8/8.1/10. Supports both 32- and 64-bit Windows.

If you have questions, feedback on FreeFixer or the freefixer.com website, need help analyzing FreeFixer's scan result or just want to say hello, please contact me. You can find my email address at the contact page.

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.

dadybear1234 writes

0 thumbs

*#1, *#2, One of those #' ed scenarios below could be a reason why out of nowhere I just recently noticed the name IAStore or some version of IAStore. 2 or 3 months ago, I think, in the Action Center is where I will see it. I saw the name IAStore only after for the First Time I Saw "Intel Rapid Storage Technology". That 2 -3 months was also the First Time I ever saw that also (In Action Center). I'm not sure the reason why I did just started to see those two names. #1: Maybe because I Downloaded Intel Rapid Technology from somewhere (HP maybe while looking for Drivers & Software) or because something Downloaded it for some unknown reason? At the same time, the message: In my Action Center on my Windows 10 Laptop is where it states: *#2: Intel Rapid Storage Technology-One or more volumes are protected from a disk failure. Which is a notification in my Action Center. It's also the name of an app in Start that definitely was not there months ago. That notification showed up when an HP tech told me I need a 10 Recovery, which I'm finally doing with the tech tomorrow months later, due to illness. Hopefully, that notification is real and not a created notification or a real problem created by 1 of the 2 of those mentioned above.
I think that IAStore might have been secretly installed on my Laptop when my HP Support Assistant stopped opening & working & I went on an Intel website & downloaded some kind of an Intel Driver search and download program. I didn't get either of those for like the 1st 6 months of the 10 months I've owned this HP Laptop which I purchased Brand New. 1 more thing. Why would a company like Intel put Malware etcetera on my PC? PS: Tonight I "ran" that Intel Rapid Storage Technology to look for problems for the first time because I didn't know it was a runnable program before & it found 10 problems in one area & 10 problems on another area of the PC then I tried for about an hour to follow their directions to remove the 20 problems & had no luck. Could not figure out!
Respectfully,
Barry

# 7 Feb 2020, 1:33

Roger Karlsson writes

0 thumbs

Barry, thank you for sharing your thoughts on iastore.sys and Intel Rapid Storage.

# 27 May 2020, 4:38

Leave a reply