How to remove the altvxvm virus
Most antivirus programs identify altvxvm.dll as malware, for instance Kaspersky identifies it as Trojan.Win32.Vapsup.cop or Trojan.Win32.Vapsup.iek, and TrendMicro identifies it as TROJ_CLICKER.XO.
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Altvxvm.dll file information
Description: altvxvm.dll is located in the folder C:\Windows.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 208,896 bytes (37% of all occurrences), 233,472 bytes and 6 more variants.
The program has a visible window. There is no information about the author of the file. The program is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ShellServiceObjectDelayLoad). File altvxvm.dll is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 32% dangerous.
Recommended: Identify altvxvm.dll related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as altvxvm.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the altvxvm.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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