How to get rid of the apcrtldr VirusSometimes the apcrtldr file may cloak a virus. If your anti-virus software does not detect a virus, try using a supplementary free Anti-Malware scanner.
Other problems with apcrtldr.dll
The apcrtldr.dll process is also known as apcrtldr.dll and is a part of Settings Alerter. This software is produced by iMesh (www.imesh.com) or, as the case may be, Bandoo Media (www.bandoo.com). An obsolete or defective version of apcrtldr.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- apcrtldr.dll has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- apcrtldr.dll has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- apcrtldr.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module apcrtldr.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about apcrtldr.dll apcrtldr.dll
apcrtldr.dll is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. Apcrtldr.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 475,200 bytes (25% of all these files), 475,184 bytes, 488,448 bytes or, as the case may be, 486,464 bytes.
This so-called dynamic link library (DLL) contains all the functions that have been transferred to a separate file. These transferred functions are available not only to this particular program, but can also be used by other applications. It also can also affect other applications by changing their properties. Such manipulation can cause an application to do things other than what it is intended to do. It is no part of Microsoft Windows. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). The file has none of the usual file information, such as version number, etc. It is unusual for the service not to provide any indication of how and why it is required. Apcrtldr.dll is capable of track other applications as well as Change the behavior of other applications. For this reason, 72% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
Attention: If you find apcrtldr.dll on your computer, please scan it with an anti-virus product. If your anti-virus software does not recognize it as being harmful, then please make sure that you have the latest update of the signature file, or check the file online. For this option, you may want to use Security Task Manager. Here, click on the process with the right mouse button and send the file to an online virus scanner.
What do other computer users say about apcrtldr?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall Settings Alerter
To remove apcrtldr.dll from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate Settings Alerter in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if apcrtldr.dll (apcrtldr.dll) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of apcrtldr.dll. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for apcrtldr.dll or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or apcrtldr.dll is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.
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