How to remove the dxmasf32 virus
Most antivirus programs identify dxmasf32.dll as malware, for example Sophos identifies it as Sus/UnkPack-C, and TrendMicro identifies it as TROJ_TRACUR.AU.
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Dxmasf32.dll file information
The file itself provides very little indication as to its creator. However, here are some useful tips about dxmasf32.dll.
Description: The file dxmasf32.dll is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 31,829 bytes (25% of all occurrences), 120,320 bytes, 198,144 bytes or 123,392 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 3048FAF6-892E-4C1E-97EB-D516C3E395D8 or 7974520D-F1E2-4CD4-8D29-1579F7E37D9F or 0467B95D-FDF0-46E1-B17F-5DF7ADB3F3Ab. The program has no file description. The program has no visible window. The service has no detailed description. The file is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 90% dangerous.
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as dxmasf32.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the dxmasf32.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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