How to remove the afmain1 virus
Most antivirus programs identify afmain1.dll as malware, such as Sophos identifies it as Mal/EncPk-IE, and Symantec identifies it as Trojan.Packed.NsAnti.
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Afmain1.dll file information
Here is some of what is known about the afmain1.dll process. Up to now, our technical analysts have not been able to relate it to any particular software.
Description: The file afmain1.dll is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
The file size on Windows 7/XP is 78,848 bytes.
This is a special .dll file (Dynamic Link Library), which starts automatically when programs are launched. So it can monitor or manipulate all of your program starts. There is no description of the program. The program has no visible window. It is not a Windows core file. File afmain1.dll is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. It monitors program starts. Therefore the technical security rating is 76% dangerous.
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as afmain1.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the afmain1.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.
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