How to get rid of the tdssadw VirusSometimes the tdssadw file may cloak a virus, e.g. Symantec found Trojan.Virantix.C, as well as Microsoft found TrojanDropper:Win32/Alureon.J. If your anti-virus software does not detect a virus, try using a supplementary free Anti-Malware scanner.
Other problems with tdssadw.dll
The tdssadw process did not contain any information about the producer. An obsolete or defective version of tdssadw.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- tdssadw.dll has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- tdssadw.dll 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)
- tdssadw.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module tdssadw.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about tdssadw.dll tdssadw.dll
tdssadw.dll is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. Tdssadw.dll is found in no folder.
The file size is 0 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 does not supply any version information or other description. This file has hidden itself from your anti-virus software. Tdssadw.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. The application does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The service has no characteristics or description of its own. This is unusual. The tdssadw file is not part of the Windows operating system. tdssadw.dll appears to be a file that was compressed by an EXE-Packer. This technique is often used by trojans to keep the file size small and also hamper debugging efforts. However, this in itself is not sufficient reason to presume malicious intent, since even well-intentioned, professional software producers take advantage of compressed files. For this reason, 100% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
Attention: If you find tdssadw.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.
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Summary: For this reason, one user has already deleted tdssadw.dll. source: file.net
How to uninstall unknown
To remove tdssadw.dll 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 unknown in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if tdssadw.dll (tdssadw.dll) 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 tdssadw.dll. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for tdssadw.dll 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 tdssadw.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.