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Cng.sys

Kernel Cryptography, Next Generation

 
     
  Description  
     
 
file   Kernel Cryptography, Next Generation

Cng.sys is a 32/64-bit Dynamic Linked Library of code components that requires no direct user interface.
 
     
   
  Common Facts From Tracked Files  
     
 
key facts  
File description
  Kernel Cryptography, Next Generation
 
File Version
  6.1.7600.16385  to  6.3.9600.16384
 
Application
  Microsoft Windows Operating System
 
App version
  6.1.7600.16385  to  6.3.9600.16384
 
Type
  32, 64 bits
 
Vendor
  Microsoft Corporation
 
Copyright
  (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
 
   
  Variants and Default Locations  
     
 
varients  
  C:\Windows\System32\drivers

The Drivers directory holds driver files, typically with a .SYS extension. Device drivers allows Windows and applications to work with various hardware devices and communication protocals such as TCP/IP.

 
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  7 RTM; 32
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  7 RTM; 64
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  C:\Windows\System32\Drivers

 
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  8 RTM; 64
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  C:\Windows\System32\drivers

 
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  8.1 RTM; 64
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  C:\Windows\WinSxS\...

The WinSxS directory holds Windows Side-by-Side DLLs. WinSxS allows multiple versions of the same DLL (code libraries) to exist on the same system. This ensures that every application will get the DLL version they were tested and designed for. The result is improved application and system stability. See details for full directory location.

 
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  7 RTM; 64
Core without updates
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xp
  8 RTM; 64
Core without updates
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xp
  8.1 RTM; 64
Core without updates
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xp
  7 RTM; 32
Core without updates
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  Security  
     
 
security  

There are no known security risks in using Cng.sys assuming it has not been modified or replaced by virus or malware and it resides in the default directory. This file is installed as part of the Windows operating system.

 
     
  Requires  
     
 
required   The following files are required when running this program. These may call other files, and there can be additional required files not in this list.

           
  import Hal.dll*  
 
* indicates a file that is not required in all versions. Click on filename for details.
 
   
  Additional Analysis  
     
 
notes  
  • Cng.sys is a PE style file.
  • Our analysis shows that over 8 different files internally use Cng.sys.
  • The file cng.sys is a device driver. It is included as part of the standard Windows file set from Microsoft. The driver is loaded as part of the Base group. Depending on the hardware and installation type it may not be active.
 
   
  Vendor Summary  
     
 
Vendor
  Microsoft Corporation

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Phone
1-425-882-8080
1-800-642-7676

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