How to remove the sprotector virus
Most antivirus programs identify sprotector.dll as malware, for example Avast identifies it as Win32:SProtector-A [PUP] or Win32:Malware-gen, and F-Secure identifies it as Adware.Generic.377349 or Trojan.Generic.8552196.
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Sprotector.dll file information
The process known as SProtector (version 1.66.1133) belongs to software BrowseToSave or Search Assistant WebSearch or ContinueToSave or SaveAs or Search Assistant SoftQuick or Search Assistant SimpleSpeedy or SafeSaver or Search Assistant MocaFlix by unknown.
Description: sprotector.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 1,050,112 bytes (46% of all occurrences), 355,328 bytes and 12 more variants.
The program has a visible window. The software has no file description. The software is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows\AppInit_DLLs). The sprotector.dll file is not a Windows core file. Sprotector.dll is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 39% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
In case you experience problems using sprotector.dll, you can completely remove BrowseToSave or ContinueToSave (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs).
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