How to remove the sstqo virus
Most antivirus programs identify sstqo.dll as malware, for instance Symantec identifies it as Downloader, and Microsoft identifies it as Trojan:Win32/Vundo.K.
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Sstqo.dll file information
The process appears to be part of software AGEIA PhysX by unknown.
Description: The file sstqo.dll is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 569,396 bytes (14% of all occurrences), 573,492 bytes and 23 more variants.
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 FC148228-87E1-4D00-AC06-58DCAA52A4D1 or CE70731D-F28D-4D81-9D61-C8EE60378401 or 54 more variants. There is no file information. The program has no visible window. The service has no detailed description. The file is not a Windows core file. It is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. It is able to change the behavior or monitor Internet Explorer. sstqo.dll is able to monitor applications, manipulate other programs and record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 92% dangerous.
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If sstqo.dll is located in the Windows Temp folder, the security rating is 36% dangerous. The file size is 291,328 bytes.
The program has a visible window. There is no description of the program. The process is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run).
Sstqo.dll is not a Windows core file.
sstqo.dll seems to be a compressed file.
The software vendor offers the option to uninstall the associated program
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as sstqo.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the sstqo.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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