How to remove the gpstool virus
Most antivirus programs identify gpstool.dll as malware, for example Symantec identifies it as Adware.Begin2search, and Microsoft identifies it as Adware:Win32/Begin2search.
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Gpstool.dll file information
Description: gpstool.dll is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
The file size on Windows 7/XP is 135,168 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 22DFEAE8-9AD2-4FC6-9CBA-A6566CA3B6EB. There is no information about the author of the file. The program is not visible. Gpstool.dll is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. File gpstool.dll is able to monitor Internet browser. It is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 64% dangerous.
Recommended: Identify gpstool.dll related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as gpstool.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the gpstool.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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