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Windows 7: What are pmxdrv.sys, pwdrvio.sys and pwdspio.sys services in Autoruns?

12 Feb 2016   #1
TE7

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 
What are pmxdrv.sys, pwdrvio.sys and pwdspio.sys services in Autoruns?

When I run Autoruns and show everything, under HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services I have the following 3 entries with no description or publisher: pmxdrv.sys, pwdrvio.sys and pwdspio.sys.

I've Googled and didn't find much. When I right click on the entries in Autoruns and choose VirusTotal they show nothing found.

I was wondering if anybody had seen these files/services before and could shed some information on them. Right-click on pmxdrv.sys and choose Malwarebytes scan shows no infection.

Thanks in advance for any replies.


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12 Feb 2016   #2
Laith

Windows 10 Professional x64
 
 

Those are parts of the MiniTool Partition Wizard.
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12 Feb 2016   #3
maxseven

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit 6.1 Build 7601 (SP1)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TE7 View Post
I've Googled and didn't find much.
The pw's appear to be from MiniTool Partition Wizard, but just guessing I'd say the pm is Partition Magic i.e. that you have been fiddling with partition tools on your PC.

EDIT: Laith is quicker-on-the-draw than I am!
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12 Feb 2016   #4
TE7

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

Thanks. Yes I've used the MiniTool Partition Wizard. I use the Partition Wizard regularly and I think I've tried Partition Magic at least once with my system. I appreciate the quick responses. Thanks again.
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