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What is kbdclass?

Kbdclass.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 kbdclass.sys belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.

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Kbdclass.sys file information

The process known as Keyboard Class Driver belongs to software Microsoft Windows Operating System by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).

Description: Kbdclass.sys is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. kbdclass.sys is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 24,576 bytes (41% of all occurrences), 35,384 bytes and 10 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/kbdclass.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 a trustworthy file from Microsoft. It is a keyboard driver, can record inputs. The file is not a Windows system file. kbdclass.sys seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 29% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
There is a possibility to do the following:

  • look for help from the software company Microsoft
  • uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > Microsoft Windows)

Recommended: Identify kbdclass.sys related errors

Important: Some malware disguises itself as kbdclass.sys, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. Therefore, you should check the kbdclass.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

Windows Tastaturtreiber
Logitech Mouse driver
  waspy   (further information)
error 0x0000007e
this is a keyboard driver
Tastaturtreiber, sicher und notwendig / Keyboard driver, secure and necessary
Windows Tastaturtreiber (Windows Keyboard Driver

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Summary: Average user rating of kbdclass.sys: based on 6 votes with 6 user comments.
5 users think kbdclass.sys is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user is not sure about it.

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