How to eliminate lirsgt driver problemsThe lirsgt.sys (lirsgt) 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 lirsgt.sys process is also known as lirsgt and is a part of lirsgt. This software is produced by Tages SA (www.tagesprotection.com). An obsolete or defective version of lirsgt.sys can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- lirsgt has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- lirsgt 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)
- lirsgt.sys has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module lirsgt.sys. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about lirsgt.sys lirsgt
lirsgt.sys is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. Lirsgt.sys is found in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers directory.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 25,888 bytes (52% of all these files), 18,048 bytes or, as the case may be, 25,416 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. For this service - unlike Windows' own system services - there is no good description available. File properties have not been internally documented by the producer or developer. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. It was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. lirsgt.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, 47% 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 lirsgt.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 lirsgt?
|It is one of the 4 processes launched by ntoskrnl.exe. It is not dangerous but ntoskrnl.exe could be infected by w32.bolzano and variants |
|Kopierschutztreiber Anno 1701 |
|Kopierschutztreiber Tages (further information...) |
|Is part of a Copy Protection platform dveloped by Tages SA (further information...) |
|It's a part of Tages protection system. |
Summary: 3 users judge lirsgt.sys to be an essential file that should not be touched. 2 users consider it harmless. However, 2 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. source: file.net
How to uninstall lirsgt
To remove lirsgt from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate lirsgt in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if lirsgt.sys (lirsgt) 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 lirsgt. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for lirsgt 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 lirsgt.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.