What is the scrchpg.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 scrchpg.dll process is also known as Script Checker and is a part of Kaspersky Anti-Virus (Version 2011, 6.0 for) or, as the case may be, Kaspersky Internet Security (Version 2011, 2012). This software is produced by Kaspersky Lab (www.kaspersky.com). An obsolete or defective version of scrchpg.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Script Checker has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Script Checker 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)
- scrchpg.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module scrchpg.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about scrchpg.dll Script Checker
scrchpg.dll is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file scrchpg.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 147,856 bytes (26% of all these files), 158,224 bytes, 147,520 bytes, 161,032 bytes or, as the case may be, 154,128 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. 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 program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. For this service - unlike Windows' own system services - there is no good description available. Scrchpg.dll does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. The original file is digitally signed. Check your file. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). You may uninstall the related program using Windows Control Panel. For this reason, 37% 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 scrchpg.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 scrchpg?
|It's scipt checker - Casper |
|component of Kaspersky IS (script checker) |
Summary: 2 users judge scrchpg.dll to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net
How to uninstall Kaspersky Anti-Virus or Kaspersky Internet Security
To remove Script Checker 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 Kaspersky Anti-Virus or Kaspersky Internet Security in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if scrchpg.dll (Script Checker) 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 Script Checker. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Script Checker 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 scrchpg.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.