How to remove the repairs303169590 virus

Most antivirus programs identify repairs303169590.dll as malware—e.g. Microsoft identifies it as Adware:Win32/SurfSideKick, and TrendMicro identifies it as ADW_SURFSIDEKI.H.

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Repairs303169590.dll file information

There is relatively little known about this process along the lines of the following technical specificaitons.

Description: Repairs303169590.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Repairs303169590.dll is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 96,768 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 process has no file description. It is not a Windows core file. The program is not visible. There is no detailed description of this service. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The application starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: AppInit_DLLs). Repairs303169590.dll is able to monitor applications and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 93% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Recommended: Identify repairs303169590.dll related errors

Important: You should check the repairs303169590.dll process on your PC to see if it is a threat. If repairs303169590.dll has changed your browser's search engine and start page, you can recover your browser's default settings as follows:

Reset default browser settings for Internet-Explorer ▾
  1. In Internet Explorer, press the key combination Alt + X to open the Tools menu.
  2. Click Internet options.
  3. Click the Advanced tab.
  4. Click the Reset... button.
  5. Enable the Delete personal settings option.
This will reset your Internet Explorer to its default settings. Your browser will start with the familiar start page and search engine—without popups, ads, cookies, but all browser add-ons are deleted too [1]. Make cleaning up your browser and your computer simpler and safer with Security Task Manager.


User Comments

Not sure exactly what it does but it showed up along with several other processes after a new spyware infection started.
Related to Surfsidekick - Kill it
  Codzprc   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of repairs303169590.dll: based on 2 votes with 2 user comments. One user suspects danger. One user thinks repairs303169590.dll is dangerous and recommends removing it.

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Best practices for resolving repairs303169590 issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: Security Task Manager examines the active repairs303169590 process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known anti-malware tool tells you if the repairs303169590.dll 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 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.

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 resmon 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 DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

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