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RONALD PARKER asked on March 21, 2013. Status: Answered & Closed.

Win 7 Stalling On Viaagp.sys Driver

» Win 7 was stalling when booting (taking between 7-10 mins to boot). So I ran microsoft essentials and it was stalling on viaagp.sys file.

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» Viaagp.sys is Microsoft Windows VIA AGP driver that should be located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers directory.If you've recently been getting errors with viaagp.sys it's recommend you unisntall and/or re-install any programs recently that may have generated this error. If this does not resolve your issue or you have not installed any program recently try recovering Windows back to a recent backup of Windows.

Unfortunately, some of the undetected spyware(Backdoor:Win32/Bifrose.AE) may be responsible for the viaagp.sys errors occurring on your computer by placing a file with the similar name. Moreover, an uninstall of a program that has been performed incorrectly or incompletely may also lead to the viaagp.sys errors, which can be a blue screen of death(BSOD)

Blue screen of death is related to the driver files, namely .sys file. Files with the .sys extension are Windows System Files. The .sys file extension was developed by the Microsoft Corporation. Files with the .sys file extension are used by the Microsoft DOS and Windows operating systems to store data about the device drivers, settings and other Windows system information on a computer.

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OMAR EBRAHIM replied on March 27, 2013

All Answers:

  1. JASON BALOG replied on March 21, 201: » Have you upgraded to win7 on an older PC? viaagp.sys is a VIA graphics/video driver, related to winxp, its not an MS win file

  2. RONALD PARKER replied on March 21, 2013: » No, this was a new install for win7. I started having this problem about a month ago. This install is over than 18 months old. should I delete this file?

  3. MARCEL BENOIT replied on March 22, 2013: » viaagp.sys is still included in Windows 7. Check for disk errors:

  4. RONALD PARKER replied on March 23, 2013: » ran check-drive-for-error and when it got to that section on the drive the program ran very slow. The system continue to boot and again it stall for about 10 mins and then finish booting. Is this drive about to die? Should I just replace this drive?

  5. LEO DONNELL replied on March 25, 2013: » If there are some manufacturer supplied diagnostics, run those to check the disk. Otherwise, run Seatools. This will test non-Seagate drives but is not able to repair those.