What is epmntdrv?

The genuine epmntdrv.sys file is a software component of EaseUS Partition Master by EaseUS.
EaseUS Partition Master is a utility software for managing hard drive partitions. Epmntdrv.sys is a device driver based on the Windows NT driver model. This is a critical component of the Partition Master application and should not be removed.

EaseUS Partition Master is a program that provides users with access to configuration and partition tools for their hard drives. Utilities provided by this program include creating, deleting, resizing and merging partitions, cloning entire disks/volumes, and creating a partition recovery. The program also offers basic users a step-by-step wizard for several common operations. Partition Master is available for the Windows platform.

EaseUS, founded in 2004, is a company that offers solutions in data backup and recovery, and disk management software. The company claims to serve over 200 million users including corporate, industrial, and home clients based in over 160 countries. EaseUS is headquartered in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China.

EPMNTDrv stands for EaseUS Partition Master NT Driver

Epmntdrv.sys is a Windows driver. A driver is a small software program that allows your computer to communicate with hardware or connected devices. This means that a driver has direct access to the internals of the operating system, hardware etc. The free file information forum can help you determine if epmntdrv.sys is a Windows system file or if it belongs to an application that you can trust.

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Epmntdrv.sys file information

The process known as epmntdrv belongs to software epmntdrv by CHENGDU YIWO Tech Development Co..

Description: Epmntdrv.sys is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The epmntdrv.sys file is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 14,216 bytes (30% of all occurrences), 15,968 bytes and 4 more variants. 
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. It is a file with no information about its developer. The program is not visible. The epmntdrv.sys file is a Verisign signed file. There is no detailed description of this service. Epmntdrv.sys is not a Windows system file. The application is not active. epmntdrv.sys appears to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 15% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Recommended: Identify epmntdrv.sys related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as epmntdrv.sys. Therefore, you should check the epmntdrv.sys process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

It belongs to EaseUS Partition Master Home Edition. It is safe.
  Bob Richland  
Driver from Easus Partition Master
  Mike   (further information)
I have installed EaseUS Partition Master Home Edition, software from CHENGDU YIWO Tech Development Co. I found epmntdrv.sys while using Autoruns from Sysinternals. I'm sure it's a necessary file for the EaseUS program.
  Joseph Barry   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of epmntdrv.sys: based on 3 votes with 3 user comments. One user thinks epmntdrv.sys is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving epmntdrv issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with epmntdrv. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the epmntdrv.sys process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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