How to remove an awtsq error
The free file information forum can help you determine if awtsq.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.
Awtsq.dll file information
The process itself does not contain any references to its author. However, a few interesting pieces of information are available from other sources.
Description: awtsq.dll is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 573,492 bytes (9% of all occurrences), 266,336 bytes and 32 more variants.
This .dll file is a Browser Helper Object (BHO) that runs automatically every time you start your Internet browser. BHOs are not stopped by personal firewalls, because they are identified by the firewall as your browser itself. BHOs are often used by adware and spyware. The unique ID of this BHO is EA32FB3B-21C9-42cc-B8EF-01A9B28EDB0D or CE70731D-F28D-4D81-9D61-C8EE60378401 or 60 more variants. There is no description of the program. The program is not visible. File awtsq.dll is able to change the behavior or monitor Internet Explorer. There is no detailed description of this service. File awtsq.dll is not a Windows core file. It is an unknown file in the Windows folder. awtsq.dll is able to monitor applications, manipulate other programs and record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 92% dangerous.
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If awtsq.dll is located in the Windows Temp folder, the security rating is 36% dangerous. The file size is 37,888 bytes. The program has a visible window. It is a file without information about the developer of this file. The program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The file is not a Windows core file. awtsq.dll seems to be a compressed file.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as awtsq.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the awtsq.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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