How to remove an VAPopUpKiller.dll error
VAPopUpKiller.dll is a Windows DLL file. DLL is the abbreviation for Dynamic Link Library. DLL files are needed by programs or web browser extensions, because they contain program code, data, and resources. The following information can help you determine if VAPopUpKiller.dll belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.
VAPopUpKiller.dll file information
Description: VAPopUpKiller.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 86,016 bytes (85% of all occurrences) or 77,824 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 4A3A071E-F913-4eee-AE15-AEFFA16FB6BC. The program is not visible. It is able to change the behavior or monitor Internet Explorer. There is no detailed description of this service. VAPopUpKiller.dll is not a Windows core file. You can uninstall this program in the control panel. VAPopUpKiller.dll is able to record inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 60% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You have the option to uninstall the associated program
Recommended: Identify VAPopUpKiller.dll related errors
External information from Tony Klein:
- This legitimate BHO (PopUpWasher.dll, PopUpWasher**.dll (* = digit)) is related to Pop-Up Washer
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as VAPopUpKiller.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the VAPopUpKiller.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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