How to remove an pkR.dll error
PkR.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 pkR.dll belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.
PkR.dll file information
The process known as Radialpoint (version 5.2.0, 5.5.2, 5.5.1, 6.0.1, 5.3.2, 5.3.1, 7.0.28, 6.0.3, 7.0.25, 7.0.26, 5.2.3, 5.2.1, 8.0.27) or Freedom (version 4.0.0, 4.1.2, 5.1.3, 5.1.16, 5.1.2, 5.0.11, 5.1.15)
belongs to software Radialpoint Security Services or Freedom or Verizon Internet Security Suite or TELUS Security service or Rogers Online Protection or Sword of the Spirit or RPS Firewall or TELUS security services
by Radialpoint (www.radialpoint.com) or Zero-Knowledge Systems (www.zeroknowledge.com) or Rogers or Verizon (www.verizon.com) or TELUS (www.telus.com).
Description: pkR.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 49,152 bytes (25% of all occurrences), 118,834 bytes and 4 more variants.
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 3C060EA2-E6A9-4E49-A530-D4657B8C449A. The program is not visible. The file is able to monitor Internet browser. File pkR.dll is not a Windows system file. Program can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. pkR.dll is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 42% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you run into problems with pkR.dll, you can remove the entire program Freedom or PCguard using Windows Control Panel.
Recommended: Identify pkR.dll related errors
External information from Tony Klein:
- This legitimate BHO (pkR.dll) is related to Zero Knowledge Freedom
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as pkR.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the pkR.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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