How to remove an ptserial error
Ptserial.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 ptserial.sys belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.
Ptserial.sys file information
The process known as HSP Modem Serial Device Driver or HSP Modem Serial Device Driver for (version NT 5.0) belongs to software W2K Pctel Serial Device Driver or HSP Modem Serial Device by PCTEL, INC (www.pctel.com) or Conexant Systems (www.conexant.com).
Description: ptserial.sys is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 135,292 bytes (29% of all occurrences), 324,590 bytes and 7 more variants.
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. Ptserial.sys is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 25% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
Recommended: Identify ptserial.sys related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as ptserial.sys, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the ptserial.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.
Security Task Manager shows all running Windows tasks including embedded hidden functions (e.g. keyboard or browser monitoring, autostart entry). A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware, keylogger or a Trojan.
MalwareBytes detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, trojans, keyloggers, malware and tracking threats from your hard disk. Ideal supplement to Security Task Manager.
SpeedUpMyPC scans, cleans, repairs and optimizes your computer.
xpclient.exe modem.sys bash.exe ptserial.sys nvatray.exe pandobar.dll opendnsupdater.exe sechost.dll usbshare.exe mpserv.exe cpl32ver.exe [all]