How to remove the PeDev virus
Most antivirus programs identify PeDev.dll as malware, for instance Kaspersky identifies it as not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.BHO.ahp, and TrendMicro identifies it as TSPY_Adload or TROJ_GEN.R99C3CI.
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PeDev.dll file information
Description: PeDev.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 143,360 bytes (85% of all occurrences) or 147,456 bytes.
This .dll file is a Browser Helper Object (BHO) that runs automatically every time you start your Internet browser. BHOs are not stopped by personal firewalls, because they are identified by the firewall as your browser itself. BHOs are often used by adware and spyware. The unique ID of this BHO is E1412445-4FF8-410e-8D24-F2CF86B171A4. There is no file information. The program has no visible window. It is able to monitor Internet browser. The service has no detailed description. It is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 72% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you have any problems with PeDev.dll, you may want to uninstall the associated program
Recommended: Identify PeDev.dll related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as PeDev.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the PeDev.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.
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