How to get rid of the pp12 VirusSometimes the pp12 file may cloak a virus, such as Microsoft found Worm:Win32/Koobface.gen!D or, as the case may be, VirTool:Win32/VBInject.gen!CN, as well as Kaspersky found Trojan.Win32.Scar.acpc or, as the case may be, Trojan.Win32.Buzus.cniy. If your anti-virus software does not detect a virus, try using a supplementary free Anti-Malware scanner.
Other problems with pp12.exe
The pp12.exe process is also known as VirtualDub Rus or, as the case may be, Fnydeljqjn umyty and is a part of VirtualDub Rus or, as the case may be, Fnydeljqjn umyty. This software is produced by Gxvumea Cacwamasqot or, as the case may be, Nero AG (nero.com). An obsolete or defective version of pp12.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- VirtualDub Rus has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- VirtualDub Rus 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)
- pp12.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module pp12.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about pp12.exe VirtualDub Rus
pp12.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. Pp12.exe is found in the C:\Windows directory.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 49,152 bytes (40% of all these files), 66,560 bytes, 36,352 bytes or, as the case may be, 64,512 bytes.
It is interesting to note that the file is placed in the Windows folder, even though it is not part of the operating system. The application does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. This process is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: MACHINE\Run). The file is no part of Microsoft Windows. File properties have not been internally documented by the producer or developer. Pp12.exe is capable of monitor other applications. For this reason, 68% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
Attention: If you find pp12.exe 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 pp12?
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 VirtualDub Rus or Fnydeljqjn umyty
To remove VirtualDub Rus from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for VirtualDub Rus or Fnydeljqjn umyty in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if pp12.exe (VirtualDub Rus) 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 VirtualDub Rus. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for VirtualDub Rus 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 pp12.exe 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.