How to remove the sprt_ads virus
Most antivirus programs identify sprt_ads.dll as malware, e.g. TrendMicro identifies it as ADW_ICONADS.AB or Adware_Adrotator, and Kaspersky identifies it as not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.TrafficSol.t or not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.TrafficSol.r.
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Sprt_ads.dll file information
The process has no company information.
Description: sprt_ads.dll is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 64,000 bytes (78% of all occurrences), 63,488 bytes, 60,416 bytes or 60,928 bytes.
This .dll file is a Browser Helper Object (BHO) that runs automatically every time you start your Internet browser. BHOs are not stopped by personal firewalls, because they are identified by the firewall as your browser itself. BHOs are often used by adware and spyware. The unique ID of this BHO is 4AD44D3E-7316-4251-B754-9B10EC96AF92 or 79F562E5-768C-4494-8E6C-824ADA4A9C2C or 43FC67B6-4C25-4afd-AE7A-9EF3E4587026. The process has no file description. The file is not a Windows system file. The program is not visible. File sprt_ads.dll is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The file is able to change the behavior or monitor Internet Explorer. The service has no detailed description. The application starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). sprt_ads.dll seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 95% dangerous.
Recommended: Identify sprt_ads.dll related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as sprt_ads.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the sprt_ads.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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