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What is sprote~1.dll?

Sprote~1.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. The following information can help you determine if sprote~1.dll belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.

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Sprote~1.dll file information

The file itself provides very little indication as to its creator. However, here are some useful tips about sprote~1.dll.

Description: Sprote~1.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. sprote~1.dll is located in a not unambiguous folder. The file size on Windows 7/XP is 0 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/sprote~1.dll.html 
The program has a visible window. The sprote~1.dll file is a file without information about the developer of this file. Note: File does not exist any longer. The process starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows\AppInit_DLLs). The file is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 26% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as sprote~1.dll. Therefore, you should check the sprote~1.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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Summary: Average user rating of sprote~1.dll: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment.
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