How to remove the midadDrv virus

Most antivirus programs identify midadDrv.dll as malware—for instance Symantec identifies it as Infostealer.Onlinegame, and Microsoft identifies it as PWS:Win32/Jomloon.A.

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MidadDrv.dll file information

Here is some of what is known about the process. Up to now, our technical analysts have not been able to relate it to any particular software.

Description: MidadDrv.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. MidadDrv.dll is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 40,960 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. The file is a file with no information about its developer. The program has no visible window. It monitors program starts. The file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. There is no detailed description of this service. MidadDrv.dll is not a Windows core file. MidadDrv.dll is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. midadDrv.dll appears to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 89% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Recommended: Identify midadDrv.dll related errors

Important: You should check the midadDrv.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

trojan virus, usualy aimed at users that play the mmorpg video game, World Of Warcraft (WoW)
  mike fort  

Summary: Average user rating of midadDrv.dll: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks midadDrv.dll is dangerous and recommends removing it.

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Best practices for resolving midadDrv issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: ASecurity Task Manager examines the active midadDrv process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known Banti-malware tool tells you if the midadDrv.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 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic 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 6resmon 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 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

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