How to remove the pxwma virus
Most antivirus programs identify pxwma.dll as malware, for instance Symantec identifies it as Adware.WebDir, and Microsoft identifies it as Adware:Win32/Webredir.
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Pxwma.dll file information
The process known as PxWMA.dll appears to be part of software ESSSONIC or Sonic_PrimoSDK by EASTMAN KODAK Company (www.kodak.com) or VERITAS Software (www.veritas.com) or Sonic Solutions (www.sonic.com).
Description: The file pxwma.dll is located in the folder C:\Windows or sometimes in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 113,152 bytes (65% of all occurrences), 128,000 bytes, 133,120 bytes, 130,560 bytes or 86,016 bytes.
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 58F07DD3-924D-4141-BC74-299F523A95F1. The program has no visible window. Pxwma.dll is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. File pxwma.dll is able to change the behavior or monitor Internet Explorer. The service has no detailed description. It is not a Windows core file. There is no description of the program. pxwma.dll seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 91% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
Recommended: Identify pxwma.dll related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as pxwma.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the pxwma.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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