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What is the PxSecure.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 PxSecure.dll process is also known as Prevx Security Library and is a part of Prevx. This software is produced by Prevx (www.prevx.com). An obsolete or defective version of PxSecure.dll 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 PxSecure.dll Prevx Security Library

PxSecure.dll is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. PxSecure.dll is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory. The file size is 71,880 bytes.
This DLL file is a browser plug-in. This could mean that your Internet Explorer has been given additional useful capabilities. However, not all such plug-ins are worthwhile. Some just display advertisements or surreptitiously change your browser settings. The unique identifer of the browser plug-in is 69D72956-317C-44bd-B369-8E44D4EF9801. It is unusual for the service not to provide any indication of how and why it is required. As a plug-in of Windows Internet Explorer, this file has the ability to look over your shoulder as you browse the Web. This PxSecure.dll process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. This file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. The PxSecure file contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. PxSecure.dll is capable of transmit information from computer to the Internet as well as Change the behavior of other applications. For this reason, 55% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

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 PxSecure.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 PxSecure?

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 Prevx

To remove Prevx Security Library 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 Prevx in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if PxSecure.dll (Prevx Security Library) 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 Prevx Security Library. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Prevx Security Library 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 PxSecure.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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