How to remove the regsvr32 virus
Most antivirus programs identify regsvr32.dll as malware, for example Kaspersky identifies it as not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.PurityScan.en, and Symantec identifies it as Adware.Purityscan.
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Regsvr32.dll file information
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Description: The file regsvr32.dll is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
The file size on Windows 7/XP is 81,920 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. There is no detailed description of this service. The process starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows\AppInit_DLLs). It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. It is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 93% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as regsvr32.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the regsvr32.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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