What is vmstorfl.sys?

vmstorfl.sys is part of Microsoft® Windows® Operating System and developed by Microsoft Corporation according to the vmstorfl.sys version information.

vmstorfl.sys's description is "Virtual Storage Filter Driver"

vmstorfl.sys is digitally signed by Microsoft Windows.

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

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

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on vmstorfl.sys:

PropertyValue
Product nameMicrosoft® Windows® Operating System
Company nameMicrosoft Corporation
File descriptionVirtual Storage Filter Driver
Internal namevmstorfl.sys
Original filenamevmstorfl.sys
Legal copyright© Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Product version6.1.7601.17514
File version6.1.7601.17514 (win7sp1_rtm.101119-1850)

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

Product nameMicrosoft® Windows® Operating System
Company nameMicrosoft Corporation
File descriptionVirtual Storage Filter Driver
Internal namevmstorfl.sys
Original filenamevmstorfl.sys
Legal copyright© Microsoft Corporation. All rights..
Product version6.1.7601.17514
File version6.1.7601.17514 (win7sp1_rtm.101119-1..

Digital signatures [?]

vmstorfl.sys has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameMicrosoft Windows
Certificate issuer nameMicrosoft Windows Verification PCA
Certificate serial number6115230f00000000000a

VirusTotal report

None of the 48 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the vmstorfl.sys file.

None of the 48 anti-virus programs detected the vmstorfl.sys file.

Folder name variants

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

Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD57785dc213270d2fc066538daf94087e7
SHA256f09cb2895241719ca5147b2ee9f7ecbd0303affb5cd896f06d4d29baaafc207b

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What did other users do?

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User vote results: There were 2 votes to remove and 12 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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