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How to eliminate usbhub driver problems

The usbhub.sys (Default Hub driver for USB) 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 usbhub.sys process is also known as Default Hub Driver for USB and is a part of Microsoft Windows Operating System. This software is produced by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com). An obsolete or defective version of usbhub.sys can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about usbhub.sys Default Hub driver for USB

usbhub.sys is part of Windows. The file usbhub.sys is found in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers directory. Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 59,520 bytes (83% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 57,600 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 is a Windows system file. Usbhub.sys contains Microsoft's digital signature. This confirms its authenticity. This process 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. usbhub.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, 0% 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 usbhub.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 usbhub?

Driver used when using usb2 hardware (faster than usb)
For pen drive
Rik4a
usbhub.sys is the USB bus driver is the driver for each USB hub. It is loaded if the PCI bus enumerator detects a USB hub. It exposes the USB driver interface. (further information...)
Elena
usb soft ware for windows xp

Summary: 7 users judge usbhub.sys to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net

How to uninstall the program

usbhub.sys Default Hub driver for USB fix

To remove Default Hub driver for USB from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Look for the program in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

How to tell if usbhub.sys (Default Hub driver for USB) 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 Default Hub driver for USB. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Default Hub driver for USB 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 usbhub.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.

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