How to remove an Hardlock error
The free file information forum can help you determine if Hardlock.vxd is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
Hardlock.vxd file information
The process contains no information about its author.
Description: The file Hardlock.vxd is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\ or in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 54,636 bytes (60% of all occurrences) or 46,432 bytes.
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The file is a file without information about the developer of this file. The program is not visible. There is no detailed description of this service. The process starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: C:\Windows\system.ini). The file is not a Windows system file. Hardlock.vxd seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 68% dangerous.
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Hardlock.vxd, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the Hardlock.vxd 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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