What is tcpip?
Tcpip.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 tcpip.sys belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.
Tcpip.sys file information
Description: Tcpip.sys is an important part of Windows, but often causes problems. The file tcpip.sys is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 359,808 bytes (53% of all occurrences), 361,600 bytes and 6 more variants.
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The program is not visible. It is a trustworthy file from Microsoft. tcpip.sys seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 8% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
Recommended: Identify tcpip.sys related errors
Important: Some malware disguises itself as tcpip.sys, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. Therefore, you should check the tcpip.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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