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What is lpk.dll?

Lpk.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 lpk.dll belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.

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Lpk.dll file information

The process known as Language Pack belongs to software Microsoft Windows Operating System by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).

Description: Lpk.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. lpk.dll is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 22,016 bytes (80% of all occurrences), 23,552 bytes, 18,944 bytes or 24,064 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/lpk.dll.html 
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 is not visible. The service has no detailed description. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. Lpk.dll is not a Windows core file. The file is a Microsoft signed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 40% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.

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If lpk.dll is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows, the security rating is 45% dangerous. The file size is 23,552 bytes (55% of all occurrences) or 25,600 bytes. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The program has no visible window. There is no detailed description of this service. Lpk.dll is not a Windows core file. It is a trustworthy file from Microsoft.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as lpk.dll. Therefore, you should check the lpk.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.


User Comments

Microsoft Corporation developed language packs to enable users to create and edit files as well as customize menus and help based on the different language. The processes that enable multilingual users to use applications are contained in the lpk.dll.
this is a very harmful virus for computer 2,3 times i make format and install antivirus
  quaid johar  
the program can"t start because LPK. dll is missing from my computer. Try reinstalling the progarm to fix this problem
  nan joo seo  
Pc Futsch :-(
Will not let you reinstall or open programs
run cmd as admin, then run sfc/scannow if occurs after system restore
  dambmw   (further information)
I got the following message - can't start because LPK. dll is missing from my computer. Try - reinstalling the progarm to fix this problem. I can't do anything because I can't get past that message. Sending this question on another computer.

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Summary: Average user rating of lpk.dll: based on 9 votes with 7 user comments.
3 users think lpk.dll is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. 2 users suspect danger. 3 users think lpk.dll is dangerous and recommend removing it. 2 users don't grade lpk.dll ("not sure about it").

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