How to remove the ctl3d32d virus
Most antivirus programs identify ctl3d32d.dll as malware, for instance TrendMicro identifies it as TROJ_SMALL.KCN, and Kaspersky identifies it as Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Small.jos.
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Ctl3d32d.dll file information
More precise details about what the ctl3d32d.dll process belongs to are not available. This is partly because the producer is not identified.
Description: The file ctl3d32d.dll is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 18,644 bytes (25% of all occurrences), 14,848 bytes, 16,874 bytes or 32,025 bytes.
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 0327B3B2-A4A2-45CF-9B48-BB23817C6795 or 89AB0D3E-6AE8-4ADE-8527-FF17F918CECB or 0799FDD6-B5BD-4141-A894-5B810A2C4A87 or C38FFC45-5E23-4D59-A1C2-7454FF782AF6 or 7AC4C256-164A-414B-99E1-C8152E9D3C1D. There is no file information. The file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The program has no visible window. File ctl3d32d.dll is able to monitor Internet browser. The service has no detailed description. Ctl3d32d.dll is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 92% dangerous.
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as ctl3d32d.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the ctl3d32d.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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