How to remove an plugin_extra error
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Plugin_extra.m32 file information
The process known as BitDefender Active Virus Control Plugin - EXTRA or BitDefender BehavioralScanner Plugin - EXTRA belongs to software BitDefender AntiVirus or BitDefender Total Security (version 2011) or BitDefender Antivirus Pro (version 2011) or BitDefender Internet Security by BitDefender S.R.L. Bucharest, ROMANIA (www.bitdefender.com).
Description: The file plugin_extra.m32 is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 176,128 bytes (34% of all occurrences), 166,912 bytes, 106,496 bytes or 172,032 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. The program is not visible. The service has no detailed description. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. It is not a Windows core file. plugin_extra.m32 is able to record inputs and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 66% dangerous.
If you encounter difficulties with plugin_extra.m32, you may want to completely remove BitDefender Antivirus Pro 2011 or BitDefender Total Security 2011 (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs) or get help from the software vendor Microsoft.
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