How to eliminate alcxsens driver problemsThe alcxsens.sys (Sensaura WDM) 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 alcxsens.sys process is also known as Sensaura WDM (Version 3D Audio Driver) and is a part of Service for WDM (Version 3D Audio Driver). This software is produced by Sensaura (www.sensaura.com). An obsolete or defective version of alcxsens.sys can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Sensaura WDM has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Sensaura WDM 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)
- alcxsens.sys has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module alcxsens.sys. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about alcxsens.sys Sensaura WDM
alcxsens.sys is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file alcxsens.sys is found in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers directory.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 400,384 bytes (62% of all these files), 404,736 bytes, 391,424 bytes or, as the case may be, 391,680 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. The file has none of the usual file information, such as version number, etc. The application does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The service has no characteristics or description of its own. This is unusual. It does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. The original file was created by Microsoft. The file itself can therefore be considered trustworthy. alcxsens.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, 23% 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 alcxsens.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.
What do other computer users say about alcxsens?
|I have problems with this driver. It show me anytimes a blue windows with an error. |
|it is WDM sound driver for REALTEK AC'97 onboard audio |
|My computer gives me a blue screen with this error while playing chronicles of riddick |
|This file also is the cause of a blue screen problem for me too but only when i play the game tribes and its really annoying it happenes randomly and it reboots my computer. |
|It causes a blue screen everytime I play any vidoe game. Multi sound cards make this worse. (further information...) |
Summary: 8 users judge alcxsens.sys to be an essential file that should not be touched. 6 users consider it harmless. However, 2 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 2 users have already deleted alcxsens.sys. source: file.net
How to uninstall Service for WDM
To remove Sensaura WDM 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 Service for WDM in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if alcxsens.sys (Sensaura WDM) 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 Sensaura WDM. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Sensaura WDM 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 alcxsens.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.