How to eliminate a347bus driver problemsThe a347bus.sys (Plug and Play BIOS Extension) file is a Windows driver. Generally, drivers are used by Windows to enable internal components like graphic cards and drives, or external devices, such as printers, backup media or input devices.
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The a347bus process did not contain any information about the producer. An obsolete or defective version of a347bus.sys can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Plug and Play BIOS Extension has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Plug and Play BIOS Extension has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- a347bus.sys has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module a347bus.sys. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about a347bus.sys Plug and Play BIOS Extension
a347bus.sys is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. A347bus.sys is found in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers directory.
The file size is 160,640 bytes.
If necessary, you can manually stop or start this driver in the Device Manager. The Device Manager can be found in Windows Control Panel under Hardware and Sound/Devices and Printers/Device Manager. The driver facilitates access to your computer's hardware and accessories. There is no embedded description in this file. These days, this is rather unusual The application does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. It is unusual for the service not to provide any indication of how and why it is required. The a347bus file is not part of the Windows operating system. a347bus.sys appears to be a file that was compressed by an EXE-Packer. This technique is often used by trojans to keep the file size small and also hamper debugging efforts. However, this in itself is not sufficient reason to presume malicious intent, since even well-intentioned, professional software producers take advantage of compressed files. For this reason, 52% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves a347bus.sys. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
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Summary: 9 users judge a347bus.sys to be an essential file that should not be touched. 2 users consider it harmless. However, 7 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 2 users have already deleted a347bus.sys. source: file.net
How to uninstall unknown
To remove Plug and Play BIOS Extension from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for unknown in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if a347bus.sys (Plug and Play BIOS Extension) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of Plug and Play BIOS Extension. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Plug and Play BIOS Extension or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or a347bus.sys is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.