How to eliminate tosrfcom driver problemsThe tosrfcom.sys (Bluetooth RFCOMM driver) 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 tosrfcom.sys process is also known as Bluetooth RFCOMM Driver and is a part of Bluetooth RFCOMM from TOSHIBA or, as the case may be, Bluetooth Stack for Windows. This software is produced by TOSHIBA (www.toshiba.com). An obsolete or defective version of tosrfcom.sys can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Bluetooth RFCOMM driver has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Bluetooth RFCOMM driver 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)
- tosrfcom.sys has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module tosrfcom.sys. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about tosrfcom.sys Bluetooth RFCOMM driver
tosrfcom.sys is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. Tosrfcom.sys is found in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers directory.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 64,896 bytes (50% of all these files), 62,799 bytes or, as the case may be, 69,480 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. This process 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. The tosrfcom file is not part of the Windows operating system. tosrfcom.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, 33% 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 tosrfcom.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 tosrfcom?
|Bluetooth Driver (Toshiba Dongle) |
|On my WinXP Dell computer, Microsoft Security Essentials found it to be a virus--a TrojanDropper (Sirefef.B). It downloads other software onto your computer. It appeared when I installed the recent malware removal update... (further information...) |
Summary: One user judges tosrfcom.sys to be an essential file that should not be touched. For this reason, one user has already deleted tosrfcom.sys. source: file.net
How to uninstall Bluetooth RFCOMM from TOSHIBA or Bluetooth Stack for Windows
To remove Bluetooth RFCOMM driver 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 Bluetooth RFCOMM from TOSHIBA or Bluetooth Stack for Windows in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if tosrfcom.sys (Bluetooth RFCOMM driver) 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 Bluetooth RFCOMM driver. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Bluetooth RFCOMM driver 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 tosrfcom.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.