How to remove the haozs1 virus

Most antivirus programs identify haozs1.dll as malware—for example Symantec identifies it as W32.Gammima.AG or Downloader, and TrendMicro identifies it as TSPY_GAMETHI.DDA or WORM_GAMANIA.CP.

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Haozs1.dll file information

The process haozs1.dll has no data about its author.

Description: Haozs1.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Haozs1.dll is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 78,848 bytes. 
This is a special .dll file (Dynamic Link Library), which starts automatically when programs are launched. So it can monitor or manipulate all of your program starts. There is no description of the program. The program is not visible. Haozs1.dll is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 80% dangerous.

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Important: You should check the haozs1.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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Best practices for resolving haozs1 issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: Security Task Manager examines the active haozs1 process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known anti-malware tool tells you if the haozs1.dll on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

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