How to remove the avpo0 virus

Most antivirus programs identify avpo0.dll as malware—e.g. Kaspersky identifies it as Packed.Win32.NSAnti.r, and Microsoft identifies it as Worm:Win32/Taterf.B.dll or PWS:Win32/OnLineGames.COB.

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Avpo0.dll file information

The avpo0.dll process itself does not provide any dependable information about its developer or its associated software.

Description: Avpo0.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The avpo0.dll file is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 13,824 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 27,868 bytes and 5 more variants. 
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. It is a file with no information about its developer. The program has no visible window. There is no detailed description of this service. The file is not a Windows system file. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. avpo0.dll appears to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 83% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Recommended: Identify avpo0.dll related errors

Important: You should check the avpo0.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.


User Comments

it make yahoo messenger can not start
In my case, STM identified it file (or process) as 81% dangerous for system.
Onlinegames Adware, search for Win32:Onlinegames-BDA Trojan.PWS.OnlineGames.NEQ Trojan-Dropper.Win32.Agent.bvz

Summary: Average user rating of avpo0.dll: based on 3 votes with 3 user comments. 2 users suspect danger. One user thinks avpo0.dll is dangerous and recommends removing it.

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Best practices for resolving avpo0 issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: ASecurity Task Manager examines the active avpo0 process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known Banti-malware tool tells you if the avpo0.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.

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