How to remove the pshook virus

Most antivirus programs identify pshook.dll.1212216085 as malware.

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Pshook.dll.1212216085 file information

The process known as pshook.dll.1212216085 appears to belong to software unknown by Sergey Moskalev.

Description: Pshook.dll.1212216085 is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The pshook.dll.1212216085 file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 16,064 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. There is no file information. The program is not visible. The pshook.dll.1212216085 file is certified by a trustworthy company. The service has no detailed description. It is not a Windows system file. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. Pshook.dll.1212216085 is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 76% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

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Important: You should check the pshook.dll.1212216085 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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Summary: Average user rating of pshook.dll.1212216085: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks pshook.dll.1212216085 is dangerous and recommends removing it.

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Best practices for resolving pshook issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: ASecurity Task Manager examines the active pshook process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known Banti-malware tool tells you if the pshook.dll.1212216085 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 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic 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 6resmon 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 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

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