How to remove the ATMPVCN.dll malware

Most antivirus programs classify ATMPVCN.dll as a harmful extension to Internet Explorer: for example Infostealer (detected by Symantec), and Trojan:Win32/Boaxxe.B (detected by Microsoft). Add-ons like this can display ads, slow down your computer and cause various other errors. If you can't remember installing the associated ATMPVCN.dll software, it's no surprise. In most cases, this kind of adware is installed on the side when you install a freeware product like a Youtube Downloader or a PDF Converter. In the following selection, you can read more about ATMPVCN.dll and how to get rid of it.

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ATMPVCN.dll file information

The process ATMPVCN.dll contains no information about the creator.

Description: ATMPVCN.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The ATMPVCN.dll file is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 84,480 bytes (66% of all occurrences) or 107,264 bytes. 
This .dll file is a Browser Helper Object (BHO) that runs automatically every time you start your web browser. BHOs are not stopped by personal firewalls, because they are identified by the firewall as part of the browser itself. BHOs are often used by adware and spyware. IDs used by this BHO include 6B64C6E3-48D2-4E7C-8922-BE73E0002E1E or FDAEC73B-CDBB-4267-BCA3-344C6C753DF5 or 2BB789F0-0C82-4462-B646-4321F00F2130 or 86A88C58-4CED-4794-9C81-D6AD5B9C6F4D or BECD80A1-67A1-458A-9347-EB80AC2D9260. There is no information about the author of the file. The ATMPVCN.dll file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The program has no visible window. It is able to change the behavior of, or monitor Internet Explorer. The service has no detailed description. ATMPVCN.dll is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 92% dangerous.

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Important: You should check the ATMPVCN.dll process on your PC to see if it is a threat. If ATMPVCN.dll has changed your browser's search engine and start page, you can recover your browser's default settings as follows:

Reset default browser settings for Internet-Explorer ▾
  1. In Internet Explorer, press the key combination Alt + X to open the Tools menu.
  2. Click Internet options.
  3. Click the Advanced tab.
  4. Click the Reset... button.
  5. Enable the Delete personal settings option.
This will reset your Internet Explorer to its default settings. Your browser will start with the familiar start page and search engine—without popups, ads, cookies, but all browser add-ons are deleted too [1]. Make cleaning up your browser and your computer simpler and safer with Security Task Manager.


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Best practices for resolving ATMPVCN issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: Security Task Manager examines the active ATMPVCN process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known anti-malware tool tells you if the ATMPVCN.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 cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic 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 resmon 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 DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

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