How to remove an r3hook error
The free file information forum can help you determine if r3hook.dll is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
R3hook.dll file information
The process known as Kaspersky Anti-Virus Ring (version 3 Hooker) or The Shield Deluxe (version 2008) belongs to software Kaspersky Anti-Virus (version 6.0 for) or Kaspersky Internet Security or The Shield Deluxe (version 2008) or Defender Pro Internet Security by Kaspersky Lab (www.kaspersky.com) or Defender Pro.
Description: r3hook.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 61,440 bytes (59% of all occurrences), 70,920 bytes, 72,208 bytes or 71,184 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 system file. The application starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows\AppInit_DLLs). The process can be removed using the control panel Add\Remove programs applet. r3hook.dll is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 55% dangerous.
If problems with Kaspersky Anti-Virus or Kaspersky Internet Security occur, you could uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Add/Remove programs.
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