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How to get rid of the hpmun Virus

Sometimes the hpmun file may cloak a virus, such as Microsoft found TrojanDownloader:Win32/Zlob.AON, as well as McAfee found Puper.dll. If your anti-virus software does not detect a virus, try using a supplementary free Anti-Malware scanner.

Other problems with hpmun.dll

The hpmun.dll process is also known as hpmun.dll and is a part of Browser Toolbar or, as the case may be, IExplorer add-on. This software is produced by unknown. An obsolete or defective version of hpmun.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about hpmun.dll hpmun.dll

hpmun.dll is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file hpmun.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 37,339 bytes (13% of all these files), 31,779 bytes as well as 12 other variants.
This DLL file is a browser plug-in. This could mean that your Internet Explorer has been given additional useful capabilities. However, not all such plug-ins are worthwhile. Some just display advertisements or surreptitiously change your browser settings. The unique identifer of the browser plug-in is 64466B8E-20A7-4A4A-AFF4-AAD9CA68B52C. There is no embedded description in this file. These days, this is rather unusual This particular software does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The file can analyze your Internet behavior, since it acts like an Internet Explorer plug-in. There is no concrete documentation available for this service. The hpmun file is not part of the Windows operating system. hpmun.dll appears to be a file that was compressed by an EXE-Packer. This technique is often used by trojans to keep the file size small and also hamper debugging efforts. However, this in itself is not sufficient reason to presume malicious intent, since even well-intentioned, professional software producers take advantage of compressed files. For this reason, 83% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

Attention: If you find hpmun.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 hpmun?

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 Browser Toolbar or IExplorer add-on

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To remove hpmun.dll from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Look for Browser Toolbar or IExplorer add-on in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

How to tell if hpmun.dll (hpmun.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 hpmun.dll. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for hpmun.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 hpmun.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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