How to remove an AMINIT error
The free file information forum can help you determine if AMINIT.dll is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
AMINIT.dll file information
The process known as Altiris App Metering Init or Application Metering Init belongs to software Altiris eXpress Metering Agent or Altiris Application Metering or Altiris Application Metering Agent or Application Metering Agent by Altiris (www.altiris.com).
Description: AMINIT.dll is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
The file size on Windows 7/XP is 61,440 bytes.
A .dll file (Dynamic Link Library) is a special type of Windows program containing functions that other programs can call. This .dll file can be injected to all running processes and can change or manipulate their behavior. The program is not visible. The service has no detailed description. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. AMINIT.dll is not a Windows core file. Program starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows\AppInit_DLLs). Therefore the technical security rating is 73% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
It is possible to do the following:
1) uninstall the associated program
2) contact Altiris Customer Service
3) update the program to the latest version.
Recommended: Identify AMINIT.dll related errors
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