How to remove the podmena virus

Most antivirus programs identify podmena.dll as malware—e.g. Microsoft identifies it as TrojanProxy:Win32/Koobface.gen!C, and Symantec identifies it as Backdoor.Trojan.

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Podmena.dll file information

The podmena (podmena) process does not contain any data about its author.

Description: Podmena.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Podmena.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 36,864 bytes. 
The service can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The process has no file description. The program is not visible. There is no detailed description of this service. The file is not a Windows core file. podmena.dll appears to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 56% dangerous.

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Important: You should check the podmena.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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Best practices for resolving podmena issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: Security Task Manager examines the active podmena process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known anti-malware tool tells you if the podmena.dll on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

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