How to remove the v199 virus
Most antivirus programs identify v199.dll as malware, for instance Symantec identifies it as Adware.LinkMaker, and Microsoft identifies it as Adware:Win32/QuickLinks.
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V199.dll file information
The v199.dll process does not contain any data about its author.
Description: v199.dll is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
The file size on Windows 7/XP is 208,896 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 00172AD1-F4BD-48C0-AEB5-A4CFE4638393. Program has no file description. The program is not visible. The file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. V199.dll is able to monitor Internet browser. The service has no detailed description. V199.dll is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 92% dangerous.
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as v199.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the v199.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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