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What is ElRawDsk?

ElRawDsk.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.
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ElRawDsk.sys file information

The process known as RawDisk Driver. Allows write access to raw disk sectors for user mode applications in Windows (version 2000,...) or RawDisk Driver. Allows write access to files and raw disk sectors for user mode applications in Win or ElRawDisk belongs to software ElRawDisk or RawDisk or iolo Technologies by EldoS (www.eldos.com).

Description: ElRawDsk.sys is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. ElRawDsk.sys is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 12,800 bytes (42% of all occurrences), 20,392 bytes, 27,080 bytes, 20,560 bytes or 29,768 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/elrawdsk.sys.html 
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The program has no visible window. The service has no detailed description. The file is not a Windows system file. It is digitally signed. ElRawDsk.sys seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 35% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as ElRawDsk.sys. Therefore, you should check the ElRawDsk.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.


User Comments

This raw disk driver for XP/Vista prevents CHKDSK from running at OS boot

Summary: Average user rating of ElRawDsk.sys: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment.
One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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