Most antivirus programs identify 6to4v32.dll as malware—such as Symantec identifies it as Trojan Horse or Backdoor.Trojan, and TrendMicro identifies it as TROJ_AGENTT.SMU or TROJ_OBFUSCA.HWY.
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Description: 6to4v32.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The 6to4v32.dll file is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder.
Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 65,536 bytes (22% of all occurrences), 20,992 bytes and 6 more variants.
The service can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The application has no file description. The program has no visible window. 6to4v32.dll is not a Windows system file. There is no detailed description of this service. Therefore the technical security rating is 50% dangerous.
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Important: You should check the 6to4v32.dll 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.
The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: ASecurity Task Manager examines the active 6to4v32 process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known Banti-malware tool tells you if the 6to4v32.dll on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.
A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. 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.