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Last updated:  20 Jan 2015

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npf.sys


Driver Description: NetGroup Packet Filter Driver, part of the WinPcap packet capture library (list of programs that use it: http://www.winpcap.org/misc/links.htm )

Also believed to be associated with Netgear's "NETGEARGenie", related to Netgear's router firmware

If Netgear, you will likely find wpcap.dll and packet.dll in \system32

Driver Update Site: WinPcap - http://www.winpcap.org/contact.htm

Netgear "tftp2.exe" firmware upgrade instructions -
http://kb.netgear.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/19841/~/reinstall-the-firmware-on-a-router-without-the-setup-cd-recovery-tool

Netgear firmware related BSOD thread - http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f299/bsod-win7-laptop-when-entering-sleep-mode-939698.html