What is nphooks.dll?
Nphooks.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 nphooks.dll belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.
Nphooks.dll file information
Description: Nphooks.dll is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file nphooks.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 143,360 bytes (66% of all occurrences), 622,080 bytes or 106,496 bytes.
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. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The program has no visible window. The service has no detailed description. The nphooks.dll file is not a Windows core file. Nphooks.dll is able to record inputs, monitor applications and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 66% dangerous.
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