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How to remove the pptp16 virus

Most antivirus programs identify pptp16.dll as malware.

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Pptp16.dll file information

The process contains no information about its author.

Description: Pptp16.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Pptp16.dll is located in a not unambiguous folder. The file size on Windows 8/7/XP is 0 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/pptp16.dll.html 
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. There is no file information. The program has no visible window. The service has no detailed description. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. File is hidden. The pptp16.dll file is not a Windows system file. pptp16.dll appears to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 100% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Recommended: Identify pptp16.dll related errors

Important: You should check the pptp16.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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User Comments

This is a trojan
  Rodney  

Summary: Average user rating of pptp16.dll: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks pptp16.dll is dangerous and recommends removing it.


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Best practices for resolving pptp16 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with pptp16. 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 doing a repair of your installation, or in the case of Windows 8, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the pptp16.dll process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.



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