How to remove the nls virus
Most antivirus programs identify nls.exe as malware.
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Nls.exe file information
Description: The file nls.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" (usually C:\Program Files\NaviSearch\bin\).
The file size on Windows 7/XP is 86,016 bytes.
The application is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). File nls.exe is not a Windows system file. The program is not visible. Therefore the technical security rating is 48% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you still experience problems with nls.exe, you can uninstall the associated program
Recommended: Identify nls.exe related errors
External information from Paul Collins:
- "NaviSearch" definitely not required. NaviSearch, eXact Advertising variant
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as nls.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the nls.exe 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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