How to get rid of the http_hook VirusSometimes the http_hook 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 http_hook.dll
The http_hook.dll process is also known as http_hook.dll and is a part of Anvi Smart Defender. This software is produced by Anvei Technology Co., LTD. An obsolete or defective version of http_hook.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- http_hook.dll has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- http_hook.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)
- http_hook.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module http_hook.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about http_hook.dll http_hook.dll
http_hook.dll is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. Http_hook.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 499,336 bytes (50% of all these files), 493,568 bytes or, as the case may be, 500,944 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. This file has none of the usual file information, such as version number, etc. There is no concrete documentation available for this service. It can read anything that you enter on the keyboard. The http_hook file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. This process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The http_hook file has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. Http_hook.dll is capable of supervise programs, interpret keystrokes as well as modify other Windows tasks. For this reason, 93% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
Attention: If you find http_hook.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 http_hook?
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 Anvi Smart Defender
To remove http_hook.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 Anvi Smart Defender in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if http_hook.dll (http_hook.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 http_hook.dll. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for http_hook.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 http_hook.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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