How to remove the cthkpcv virus
Most antivirus programs identify cthkpcv.dll as malware, such as Microsoft identifies it as TrojanDownloader:Win32/Renos, and TrendMicro identifies it as TROJ_FAKEALRT.AW.
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Cthkpcv.dll file information
The process contains no information about its author.
Description: The file cthkpcv.dll is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
The file size on Windows 7/XP is 20,992 bytes.
The program has a visible window. It is a file without information about the developer of this file. The process starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ShellServiceObjectDelayLoad). Cthkpcv.dll is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 36% dangerous.
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as cthkpcv.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the cthkpcv.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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