How to remove the awtqnkhe virus
Most antivirus programs identify awtqnkhe.dll as malware, e.g. TrendMicro identifies it as TROJ_VUNDO.EAC or TROJ_VUNDO.BSX, and Symantec identifies it as Adware.Gen or Trojan.Vundo.
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Awtqnkhe.dll file information
More precise details about what the awtqnkhe.dll process belongs to are not available. This is partly because the producer is not identified.
Description: The file awtqnkhe.dll is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 57,344 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 25,088 bytes or 30,208 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 file information. The file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The program has no visible window. The service has no detailed description. It monitors program starts. The file is not a Windows system file. awtqnkhe.dll seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 92% dangerous.
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If awtqnkhe.dll is located in the Windows Temp folder, the security rating is 100% dangerous. The file size is 371,200 bytes. There is no file information. The program is not visible. Some people think it is dangerous. There is no detailed description of this service. The process is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). File awtqnkhe.dll is able to record keyboard inputs. File awtqnkhe.dll is not a Windows core file. awtqnkhe.dll seems to be a compressed file.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as awtqnkhe.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the awtqnkhe.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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