PSPadShell.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 PSPadShell.dll is a Windows system file or if it belongs to an application that you can trust.
Description: PSPadShell.dll is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. PSPadShell.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 70,144 bytes (94% of all occurrences) or 55,808 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 description of the program. The program has no visible window. You can uninstall this program in the Control Panel. The service has no detailed description. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The PSPadShell.dll file is not a Windows core file. PSPadShell.dll appears to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 72% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as PSPadShell.dll. Therefore, you should check the PSPadShell.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.
A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with PSPadShell. 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.
To help you analyze the PSPadShell.dll process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.