How to remove the ddayw virus
Most antivirus programs identify ddayw.dll as malware.
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Ddayw.dll file information
The process contains no information about the creator.
Description: The file ddayw.dll is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 569,396 bytes (17% of all occurrences), 577,588 bytes and 34 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 6DD0BC06-4719-4BA3-BEBC-FBAE6A448152 or 00DBDAC8-4691-4797-8E6A-7C6AB89BC441 or 81 more variants. The program has no file description. The program is not visible. There is no detailed description of this service. Ddayw.dll is not a Windows core file. It is an unknown file in the Windows folder. Ddayw.dll is able to monitor Internet browser. ddayw.dll is able to monitor applications, manipulate other programs and record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 93% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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If ddayw.dll is located in the Windows Temp folder, the security rating is 94% dangerous. The file size is 290,816 bytes (66% of all occurrences) or 344,576 bytes. There is no description of the program. The program is not visible. File ddayw.dll is able to record keyboard inputs. There is no detailed description of this service. Program is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). It is not a Windows system file. ddayw.dll seems to be a compressed file.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as ddayw.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the ddayw.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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