What is diskdriver.exe and how to fix diskdriver.exe ?

What is diskdriver.exe file ?


Most antivirus programs identify diskdriver.exe as malware—such as TrendMicro identifies it as Coinminer_CryptoNight.SM-WIN64, and Kaspersky identifies it as HEUR:Trojan.Win32.Miner.gen.

Follow steps bellow to try fix the problem with diskdriver.exe

1. Use cleanmgr

To run the command cleanmgr :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box , followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command cleanmgr and press Enter.

2. Use sfc /scannow

To run the command sfc /scannow :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command sfc /scannow and press Enter.

3. uninstalling programs :

To uninstall unnecessary programs :
Open the Start menu (Press Windows key + X) .
Click the first menu item Programs and Features.
Search unnecessary programs in the list of installed programs, .
Click the software you want to uninstall.

4. using msconfig

To run the command msconfig :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command msconfig and press Enter.

5. Automatic Update

To run the command wuauclt /ShowWindowsUpdate:
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command wuauclt /ShowWindowsUpdate and press Enter.

6. Use resmon command

To run the command resmon :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command resmon and press Enter.

7. use DISM.exe

To run the command DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth and press Enter.


diskdriver.exe descriptions


Diskdriver.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Diskdriver.exe is located in a not clearly defined folder.;The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 0 bytes.;The diskdriver.exe file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The program has no visible window. The software listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. Diskdriver.exe is not a Windows system file.;Diskdriver.exe is able to monitor applications.;Therefore the technical security rating is 66% dangerous.