What is sfdrv01.sys? Is sfdrv01.sys spyware or a virus?

How to fix sfdrv01.sys related problems?
1. Run Security Task Manager to check your sfdrv01.sys process
2. Run Registry Booster to fix sfdrv01.sys related errors
3. Run Spyware Doctor to remove persistent malware

Process name: StarForce Protection Environment Driver or FrontLine Environment Driver or SF FrontLine Environment Driver
Product: StarForce Protection Environment Driver (version 1.x) or StarForce Protection System
Company: Protection Technology (www.star-force.com) or Protection Technology (StarForce)
File: sfdrv01.sys


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Users Opinions

Average user rating of sfdrv01.sys: 2 based on 14 votes. Read also the 11 reviews.

705 users ask for this file. 1 user rated it as not so dangerous. 4 users rated it as neutral. 4 users rated it as little bit dangerous. 5 users rated it as dangerous.


All comments about sfdrv01.sys:
io From where can i take it
Maniac StarForce Protection Environment Driver (version 1.x) - Software Protection  See also: Link
Rootkit Hater Copy Protection rootkit installed via Sony DVD "The Cave"
Copy protection system for software distributed on CDs & DVDs
Ir. Kees Laterveer SFDRV01.SYS intercepts optical drive calls and interferes terminally with NERO and causes immediate system crash when it suspects something illegal going on (like playing DVD for instance). SFHLP02.SYS and SFSYNC02.SYS should also be deleted. Then clean up the registry of all sfdrv, sfhlp and sfsync instances. It is needed for some games and such but it will install itself in no time when needed.
Copy Protection, after deinst Software, Process still in regestry
new files on my pc. Perhaps installed by a protected DVD (Warner Bross)
Concerned Gamer This is part of "security" software required to be installed with some games...The company that makes this "security" program is StarForce...the program is detrimental to several normal fuctions of a computer. I highly advise its removal and to avoid games that use this specific service for copywrite protection. Many have dubbed StarForce as Malware and I would definately agree  See also: Link
Randy Mitchell Part of group of downloaded and installed game drivers (hidden)  See also: Link
Yep_I_rectum got BSOD from sfsync.sys 10-22-09 renamed it to .old with recovery disk comand prompt got BSOD 11-01-09 from sfdrv01.sys followed maniac's info link to SF and found their removal tool . will try it shortly wish me luck lol!!!  See also: Link
CommAgainstGameStupidity This file was identified as being the cause of an immediate BSOD when the Rootkit scan of AVG9.0 was run.

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