What is sidebar.exe?
The file sidebar.exe is a Windows device driver file located in %SYSTEMROOT%:\WINDOWS\winsxs\wow64_microsoft-windows-sidebar_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.16385_none_352647b674b9e378\. Its file size is 1173504 bytes, the version is 6.1.7600.16385 and the last update is on 7/13/2009 4:41:21 PM.
The sidebar.exe is used to support your Windows hardware device driver Windows Desktop Gadgets. If the driver Windows Desktop Gadgets becomes corrupted or outdated, you would receive sidebar.exe blue screen of death (BSOD), sometimes along with error code 0x3AFF(The RC Manifest has invalid culture name. ) and stop error messages 0X5783069M. Even you start your computer in Safe Mode, you would get system restart loop problems.
How to fix sidebar.exe BSOD?
The easiest way to resolve sidebar.exe BSOD issue is to download and update your device driver Windows Desktop Gadgets and keep it the latest.
To download and update sidebar.exe driver, you can use sidebar.exe file repair tool Driver Mechanic.
Driver Mechanic helps download and update your sidebar.exe driver to repair sidebar.exe problems.