How to remove the dae virus
Most antivirus programs identify dae.dll as malware, e.g. Microsoft identifies it as Adware:Win32/AdHelper, and Symantec identifies it as Adware.Adhelper.
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Dae.dll file information
Description: dae.dll is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32 or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\Windows - generally C:\WINDOWS\system32\ or C:\Program Files\Avid\Avid Xpress DV\.
The file size on Windows 7/XP is 60,416 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 81A99149-F047-4090-8AAD-D11FF4EFB734. There is no information about the author of the file. The program is not visible. File dae.dll is an unknown file in the Windows folder. File dae.dll is able to monitor Internet browser. The service has no detailed description. The file is not a Windows system file. dae.dll seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 77% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you experience any issues with installation of dae.dll, you can completely remove DAE (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs).
Recommended: Identify dae.dll related errors
External information from Tony Klein:
- This spyware BHO (dae.dll) is related to Adware DAE.A
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as dae.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the dae.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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