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How to eliminate Vax347b driver problems

The Vax347b.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 Plug and Play BIOS Extension process does not offer any indication of the producer' name of the related software package. An obsolete or defective version of Vax347b.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 Vax347b.sys Plug and Play BIOS Extension

Vax347b.sys is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. Vax347b.sys is found in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers directory. The file size is 159,616 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. It does not contain any exact product information, as would normally be expected today. The application does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. It is unusual for the service not to provide any indication of how and why it is required. The file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. Vax347b.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, 49% 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 Vax347b.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 Vax347b?

Belongs to Alcohol 120 (further information...)
Douglas Cumali
Part of Alcohol 120 (further information...)
Douglas Cumali
Seems to be a driver for Alcohol 120%
Well I have no clue what it is, however my computer will not boot up. When I try to boot it up in safe mode the file it freezes on is Vax347b.sys. If I cansle the loading of this file I can get into safe mode.
Ryan Storment
I think it is a file by Alcahol 120%, not needed.

Summary: 7 users judge Vax347b.sys to be an essential file that should not be touched. 2 users consider it harmless. However, 3 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 2 users have already deleted Vax347b.sys. source: file.net

How to uninstall unknown

Vax347b.sys Plug and Play BIOS Extension fix

To remove Plug and Play BIOS Extension 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 unknown in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

How to tell if Vax347b.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 Vax347b.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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