How to remove the navshext1 virus

Most antivirus programs identify navshext1.dll as malware.

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Navshext1.dll file information

The process known as System Process appears to belong to software System Process by unknown.

Description: Navshext1.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Navshext1.dll is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 50,688 bytes. 
This .dll file is a Browser Helper Object (BHO) that runs automatically every time you start your web browser. BHOs are not stopped by personal firewalls, because they are identified by the firewall as part of the browser itself. BHOs are often used by adware and spyware. IDs used by this BHO include C2EEB4FA-B6D6-41b9-9CFA-ABA87F862BCB. The navshext1.dll file is a file with no information about its developer. The program is not visible. The file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The file is able to monitor web browsers. The service has no detailed description. The navshext1.dll file is not a Windows core file. navshext1.dll appears to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 77% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Recommended: Identify navshext1.dll related errors

Important: You should check the navshext1.dll process on your PC to see if it is a threat. If System Process has changed your browser's search engine and start page, you can recover your browser's default settings as follows:

Reset default browser settings for Internet-Explorer ▾
  1. In Internet Explorer, press the key combination Alt + X to open the Tools menu.
  2. Click Internet options.
  3. Click the Advanced tab.
  4. Click the Reset... button.
  5. Enable the Delete personal settings option.
This will reset your Internet Explorer to its default settings. Your browser will start with the familiar start page and search engine—without popups, ads, cookies, but all browser add-ons are deleted too [1]. Make cleaning up your browser and your computer simpler and safer with Security Task Manager.


User Comments

i know nothing about it and google does not turn up any results...what is it?
  Jason Safoutin  
Appears to be ad-ware associated with Block Checker
  Struds   (further information)
Very Suspicious! - Possibly disguised to look like *navshext.dll* which is apparently a norton file. I have not got / never had norton. found via security task manager in C:\Windows\System32
i think i could be spywear it only come on when i got my pc infected
  hate spywear  
navshext1.dll is a process belonging to the AdClicker advertising program

Summary: Average user rating of navshext1.dll: based on 4 votes with 5 user comments. 3 users suspect danger. One user thinks navshext1.dll is dangerous and recommends removing it. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving navshext1 issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: Security Task Manager examines the active navshext1 process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known anti-malware tool tells you if the navshext1.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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