How to remove an ghook.DLL error
Ghook.DLL is a Windows DLL file. DLL is the abbreviation for Dynamic Link Library. DLL files are needed by programs or web browser extensions, because they contain program code, data, and resources. The following information can help you determine if ghook.DLL belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.
Ghook.DLL file information
Description: ghook.DLL is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 31,848 bytes (65% of all occurrences), 34,720 bytes or 28,672 bytes.
A .dll file (Dynamic Link Library) is a special type of Windows program containing functions that other programs can call. This .dll file can be injected to all running processes and can change or manipulate their behavior. The program has no visible window. There is no detailed description of this service. The file is not a Windows core file. File ghook.DLL is able to record keyboard inputs. It is a Verisign signed file. The file is certified by a trustworthy company. ghook.DLL is able to record inputs. ghook.DLL seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 70% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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If ghook.DLL is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 100% dangerous. The file size is 25,600 bytes (36% of all occurrences), 22,528 bytes, 21,504 bytes or 27,136 bytes. There is no information about the author of the file. The program has no visible window. The file is able to record keyboard inputs. The service has no detailed description. Ghook.DLL is not a Windows system file. ghook.DLL is able to record inputs and manipulate other programs.
If ghook.DLL is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows, the security rating is 100% dangerous. The file size is 28,160 bytes (66% of all occurrences) or 25,600 bytes. There is no description of the program. The program has no visible window. File ghook.DLL is able to record keyboard inputs. There is no detailed description of this service. The file is not a Windows system file. ghook.DLL is able to record inputs and manipulate other programs.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as ghook.DLL, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the ghook.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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