What is the PavTrc.dll component needed for?Simply stated, a DLL file is an unnamed executable file. It cannot be directly invoked, but it can be called by any executable Windows program.
The PavTrc.dll process is also known as Internet resident forwarding and is a part of Panda Antivirus Pro (Version 2012) or, as the case may be, Panda residents. This software is produced by Panda Security (www.pandasecurity.com). An obsolete or defective version of PavTrc.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Internet resident forwarding has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Internet resident forwarding 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)
- PavTrc.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module PavTrc.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about PavTrc.dll Internet resident forwarding
PavTrc.dll is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file PavTrc.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 152,896 bytes (60% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 153,088 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. The file has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. The application does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. It does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. The service has no characteristics or description of its own. This is unusual. The PavTrc file contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. PavTrc.dll 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. PavTrc.dll is capable of monitor other applications. For this reason, 60% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A PavTrc.dll file has a 48% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory. In this case, the file size is usually 153,568 bytes. For this service - unlike Windows' own system services - there is no good description available. The PavTrc file 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. This PavTrc program does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. 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. The PavTrc file is not part of the Windows operating system. PavTrc.dll is capable of supervise programs.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves PavTrc.dll. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about PavTrc?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
Summary: For this reason, one user has already deleted PavTrc.dll. source: file.net
How to uninstall Panda Antivirus Pro or Panda residents
To remove Internet resident forwarding 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 Panda Antivirus Pro or Panda residents in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if PavTrc.dll (Internet resident forwarding) 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 Internet resident forwarding. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Internet resident forwarding 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 PavTrc.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.