What is vgk.sys?

vgk.sys is part of Vanguard Driver and developed by Riot Games, Inc. according to the vgk.sys version information.

vgk.sys's description is "Vanguard kernel-mode driver."

vgk.sys is digitally signed by Riot Games, Inc..

vgk.sys is usually located in the 'c:\program files\riot vanguard\' folder.

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on vgk.sys:

PropertyValue
Product nameVanguard Driver
Company nameRiot Games, Inc.
File descriptionVanguard kernel-mode driver.
Internal namevgk.sys
Original filenamevgk.sys
Legal copyrightCopyright (C) 2020
Product version1.0.0.3
File version1.0.0.3

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

Product nameVanguard Driver
Company nameRiot Games, Inc.
File descriptionVanguard kernel-mode driver.
Internal namevgk.sys
Original filenamevgk.sys
Legal copyrightCopyright (C) 2020
Product version1.0.0.3
File version1.0.0.3

Digital signatures [?]

vgk.sys has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameRiot Games, Inc.
Certificate issuer nameDigiCert EV Code Signing CA (SHA2)
Certificate serial number0bdc4bf03a33064b0bd67d5762a98185

Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD5bca93e06522dd1d40b8c488558a87174
SHA256816022e0e70271dbc817c002c3439618839af67a23306426d18cc4474941472e

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What did other users do?

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User vote results: There were 49 votes to remove and 17 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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