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How to get rid of the npggNT Virus

Sometimes the npggNT 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 npggNT.des

The npggNT.des process is also known as Usermode Filtering Library Rev (Version 958, 947, 927, 926, 966, 924, 658, 710, 653) or, as the case may be, nProtect GameGuard Module and is a part of nProtect GameGuard or, as the case may be, PHANTASY STAR ONLINE (Version 2). This software is produced by INCA Internet Co. (global.nprotect.com). An obsolete or defective version of npggNT.des 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 npggNT.des Usermode Filtering Library Rev

npggNT.des is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. NpggNT.des is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 772,864 bytes (14% of all these files), 169,224 bytes as well as 9 other variants.
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. There is no concrete documentation available for this service. This process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The npggNT file 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. The npggNT file is not part of the Windows operating system. It contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. npggNT.des 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, 71% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

A npggNT.des file has a 66% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME". In this case, the file size is usually 100,443 bytes. 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. NpggNT.des was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. It is unusual for the service not to provide any indication of how and why it is required. npggNT.des 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.

Attention: If you find npggNT.des 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 npggNT?

It injects dlls into every running process!
Travis
nProtect Gameguard & cannot kill this process
nProtect is a anti-hacking tool designed to terminate game hacking tools by motoring the processes running on a local machine and reporting any possible tools found in memory, made for games provided by www.plaync.com, while running in the background it might cause lag in the game itís monitoring. (further information...)
Joolz
very dangerous
mildx
Even injects dlls to system files, disconnects you from dial up if it detects something it doesnt like thats running.

Summary: 5 users judge npggNT.des to be an essential file that should not be touched. However, 7 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 13 users have already deleted npggNT.des. source: file.net

How to uninstall nProtect GameGuard or PHANTASY STAR ONLINE

To remove Usermode Filtering Library Rev from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate nProtect GameGuard or PHANTASY STAR ONLINE in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if npggNT.des (Usermode Filtering Library Rev) 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 Usermode Filtering Library Rev. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Usermode Filtering Library Rev 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 npggNT.des 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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