How to remove an shellhook error
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Shellhook.dll file information
The process known as TODO: Dateibeschreibung or Astra or QuickTest Professional
belongs to software TODO: Produktname or ewido security suite or Astra or QuickTest Professional or ewido anti-malware or UnInstall (version 7.1 Sound Card)
by TODO: Firmenname or Mercury Interactive (www8.hp.com/us/en/software/enterprise-software.html) or Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P (www.hp.com).
Description: shellhook.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of the "My Files" folder.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 39,488 bytes (99% of all occurrences) or 24,576 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. File shellhook.dll is not a Windows system file. There is no detailed description of this service. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. shellhook.dll seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 64% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
There is a possibility to do the following:
1) uninstall the associated program
2) contact Ewido Customer Service.
Recommended: Identify shellhook.dll related errors
If shellhook.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 79% dangerous. The file size is 3,584 bytes (71% of all occurrences), 39,488 bytes, 3,643 bytes or 3,641 bytes.
The program is not visible. The service has no detailed description. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. Shellhook.dll is not a Windows core file. There is no description of the program.
shellhook.dll is able to record inputs.
shellhook.dll seems to be a compressed file.
You could uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Add/Remove programs ⇒ ewido security suite.
If shellhook.dll is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 60% dangerous. The file size is 49,209 bytes (71% of all occurrences), 86,016 bytes or 45,568 bytes.
The program has no visible window. It monitors program starts. Shellhook.dll is not a Windows system file. Shellhook.dll is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. There is no information about the author of the file.
shellhook.dll is able to record inputs and monitor applications.
You could uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Add/Remove programs ⇒ QuickTest Professional.
If shellhook.dll is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 54% dangerous. The file size is 39,488 bytes.
If shellhook.dll is located in the Windows Temp folder, the security rating is 82% dangerous. The file size is 3,584 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 42,496 bytes.
If shellhook.dll is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows, the security rating is 58% dangerous. The file size is 147,456 bytes.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as shellhook.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the shellhook.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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