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What is BASFND?

BASFND.sys is a Windows driver. A driver is a small software program that allows your computer to communicate with hardware or connected devices. This means that a driver has direct access to the internals of the OS, hardware etc.
The free file information forum can help you determine if BASFND.sys belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.

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BASFND.sys file information

The process known as Broadcom NetDetect Driver belongs to software Broadcom NetDetect Driver or Broadcom Management Programs or Broadcom Advanced Control Suite by Broadcom (www.broadcom.com).

Description: BASFND.sys is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. BASFND.sys is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers or sometimes in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". The file size on Windows 7/XP is 6,025 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/basfnd.sys.html 
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The program is not visible. The service has no detailed description. It is not a Windows system file. The application can be removed using the control panel Add\Remove programs applet. BASFND.sys seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 26% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You can uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Add/Remove programs ⇒ Broadcom Advanced Control or ASF.

Recommended: Identify BASFND.sys related errors

Important: Some malware disguises itself as BASFND.sys, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. Therefore, you should check the BASFND.sys process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


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broadand pops up occasionally
  Eldred Coot  

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