How to remove the type32 virus

Most antivirus programs identify type32.dll as malware—for instance Microsoft identifies it as Trojan:Win32/Agent, and TrendMicro identifies it as TSPY_SERVU_DAEMON.

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Type32.dll file information

The process known as WIN keyb appears to belong to software keyb by System32.

Description: Type32.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Type32.dll is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\Windows. The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 792,064 bytes. 
There is no file information. The type32.dll file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The program has no visible window. The program uses ports to connect to or from a LAN or the Internet. It is not a Windows core file. Type32.dll is able to hide itself. Therefore the technical security rating is 74% dangerous.

Recommended: Identify type32.dll related errors

Important: You should check the type32.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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Best practices for resolving type32 issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: Security Task Manager examines the active type32 process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known anti-malware tool tells you if the type32.dll on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

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