How to remove the winpgi virus
Most antivirus programs identify winpgi.dll as malware, e.g. TrendMicro identifies it as ADW_WINSOFTWARE, and Kaspersky identifies it as Trojan-FakeAV.Win32.WinAntiVirus.al.
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Winpgi.dll file information
Description: winpgi.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 114,688 bytes (47% of all occurrences), 145,104 bytes and 4 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 2178F3FB-2560-458F-BDEE-631E2FE0DFE4. The program is not visible. It is able to monitor Internet browser. There is no detailed description of this service. Winpgi.dll is not a Windows system file. You can uninstall this program in the control panel. winpgi.dll is able to record inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 61% dangerous.
The software vendor offers the option to uninstall the associated program
Recommended: Identify winpgi.dll related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as winpgi.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the winpgi.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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