How to eliminate vaxscsi driver problemsThe vaxscsi.sys (vaxscsi) 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 vaxscsi.sys process is also known as vaxscsi and is a part of vaxscsi. This software is produced by unknown. An obsolete or defective version of vaxscsi.sys can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- vaxscsi has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- vaxscsi 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)
- vaxscsi.sys has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module vaxscsi.sys. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about vaxscsi.sys vaxscsi
vaxscsi.sys is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Vaxscsi.sys is found in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers directory.
The file size is 223,128 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. There is no internal description of the file. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The service has no characteristics or description of its own. This is unusual. This file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. For this reason, 54% 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 vaxscsi.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 vaxscsi?
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Summary: 4 users judge vaxscsi.sys to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net
How to uninstall vaxscsi
To remove vaxscsi 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 vaxscsi in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if vaxscsi.sys (vaxscsi) 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 vaxscsi. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for vaxscsi 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 vaxscsi.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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