How to remove the utf-8 virus
Most antivirus programs identify utf-8.so as malware.
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Utf-8.so file information
The process utf-8.so contains no information about its author.
Description: The file utf-8.so is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 7,680 bytes (90% of all occurrences) or 7,168 bytes.
A .dll file (Dynamic Link Library) is a special type of Windows program containing functions that other programs can call. This .dll file can be injected to all running processes and can change or manipulate their behavior. It is a file without information about the developer of this file. The program is not visible. There is no detailed description of this service. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. It is not a Windows system file. utf-8.so seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 82% dangerous.
Recommended: Identify utf-8.so related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as utf-8.so, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the utf-8.so 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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