How to get rid of the pmls VirusSometimes the pmls file may cloak a virus, such as F-Secure found Adware.Agent.QKH or, as the case may be, Adware.Relevant.CK, as well as Kaspersky found not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Agent.hajq. If your anti-virus software does not detect a virus, try using a supplementary free Anti-Malware scanner.
Other problems with pmls.dll
The pmls.dll process is also known as PremierOpinion and is a part of PremierOpinion. This software is produced by VoiceFive. An obsolete or defective version of pmls.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- PremierOpinion has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- PremierOpinion 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)
- pmls.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module pmls.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about pmls.dll PremierOpinion
pmls.dll is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. Pmls.dll is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 660,792 bytes (33% of all these files), 733,496 bytes as well as 4 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. The pmls 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. This particular software does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The file has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. It is unusual for the service not to provide any indication of how and why it is required. The pmls file is no part of Microsoft Windows. It possesses a digital signature from Verisign.com, which should confirm its trustworthiness. Pmls.dll is capable of send data out to the Internet, interpret keystrokes, monitor other applications as well as modify other Windows tasks. For this reason, 54% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A pmls.dll file has a 62% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". In this case, the file size is usually 579,216 bytes (33% of all these files), 579,064 bytes or, as the case may be, 566,296 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. This pmls program does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The file has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. There is no concrete documentation available for this service. It does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system.
Pmls.dll is capable of transmit information from computer to the Internet, log keyboard entries, track other applications as well as Change the behavior of other applications.
Attention: If you find pmls.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 pmls?
|FixIt virus scan found it malicious |
Summary: For this reason, one user has already deleted pmls.dll. source: file.net
How to uninstall PremierOpinion
To remove PremierOpinion 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 PremierOpinion in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if pmls.dll (PremierOpinion) 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 PremierOpinion. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for PremierOpinion 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 pmls.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.