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How to remove an snxhk.dll error


Snxhk.dll is a Windows DLL file. DLL is the abbreviation for Dynamic Link Library. DLL files are needed by programs or web browser extensions, because they contain program code, data, and resources. You can fix your snxhk.dll problem by downloading the correct snxhk.dll file. The following information can help you determine if snxhk.dll belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.

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Snxhk.dll file information

The process known as avast! snxhk belongs to software avast! Free Antivirus or avast! Internet Security or avast! Antivirus or avast! Pro Antivirus or avast! Endpoint Protection Suite by AVAST Software (www.avast.com).

Description: snxhk.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of the "My Files" folder or in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 199,792 bytes (27% of all occurrences), 236,888 bytes and 15 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/snxhk.dll.html 
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. Snxhk.dll is a Verisign signed file. The snxhk.dll file is digitally signed. There is no detailed description of this service. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. It is not a Windows system file. Snxhk.dll is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 49% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If problems with snxhk.dll come up, you may want to do the following:

  • visit the Avast website
  • uninstall avast! Free Antivirus or avast! Internet Security software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 7/Vista)

Recommended: Identify snxhk.dll related errors

If snxhk.dll is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 48% dangerous. The file size is 243,032 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 246,592 bytes or 234,840 bytes. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The program is not visible. The file is a Verisign signed file. The file has a digital signature. The service has no detailed description. Snxhk.dll is not a Windows system file. Snxhk.dll is able to record inputs.
If problems with snxhk.dll come up, you may want to do the following:

  • visit the Avast website
  • uninstall avast! Free Antivirus software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 7/Vista)

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as snxhk.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the snxhk.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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avast file
   
part of avast antivirus software
   
it just comes with avast
  oh  
part of Avast Antivirus
  meetoo   (further information)
not much,except done online scan using Virus Total and it had already been submitted and was not found to be dangerous
   
Ive had avast free download for serveral years and have had other people download it also. it's a great program with no issues, you will love it
  mike  
avast antivirus software
   
Avast puts it in the installation folder. (i.e.) "C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\snxkl.dll. It's probably malware when installed in the "c:\windows" or "c:\windows\system32" folder. Do you have Avast Anti-virsus?
  Michael Yount   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of snxhk.dll: based on 14 votes with 8 reviews.
14 users think snxhk.dll is essential for Windows or an installed application.


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