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What is wsimd?

Wsimd.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 wsimd.sys belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.

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Wsimd.sys file information

The process known as Wireless Intermediate Miniport Driver belongs to software wsimd Service by Atheros Communications (www.qca.qualcomm.com).

Description: Wsimd.sys is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file wsimd.sys is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 57,408 bytes (63% of all occurrences), 57,344 bytes, 58,208 bytes or 54,432 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/wsimd.sys.html 
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The program is not visible. There is no detailed description of this service. It is not a Windows core file. wsimd.sys seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 33% dangerous.

Recommended: Identify wsimd.sys related errors

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