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What is Alert.dll?

Alert.dll is a Windows DLL file. DLL is the abbreviation for Dynamic Link Library. DLL files are needed by programs or web browser extensions, because they contain program code, data, and resources. The following information can help you determine if Alert.dll belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.

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Alert.dll file information

The process known as Conduit Community Alerts appears to belong to software Conduit Community Alerts or VIA Audio Driver Setup Program by Conduit (www.conduit.com).

Description: Alert.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Alert.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 326,168 bytes (56% of all occurrences), 313,880 bytes, 326,680 bytes, 317,976 bytes or 315,416 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/alert.dll.html 
A .dll file (Dynamic Link Library) is a special type of Windows program containing functions that other programs can call. This .dll file can be injected to all running processes and can change or manipulate their behavior. The program has no visible window. The Alert.dll file is a Verisign signed file. The Alert.dll file is digitally signed. There is no detailed description of this service. It is not a Windows system file. The file is able to record keyboard inputs. Alert.dll is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 72% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you want to remove the program completely, go to Control Panel ⇒ Software ⇒ VIA Audio Driver Setup Program.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Alert.dll. Therefore, you should check the Alert.dll process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

Alert.dll appears to have been included in the installation of eMusic download manager, found at http://www.emusic.com/ in Dec of 2008.
  Bobby   (further information)
alert.dll is part of Conduit Community Alerts developed by Conduit Ltd, located in %ProgramFiles%\conduit\community alerts\alert.dll
Conduit Community Alerts. I recommend to delete this file unless you like the Conduit toolbar.
  John   (further information)
Vejo nas páginas de pesquisa que pode estar relacionado com "win.32.k". No meu caso esta referência, acrescida de "sys", provocou-me por duas vezes DUMP DE MEMÓRIA!Creio consegui eliminar de EW Programas. Mas ainda não sei se a página net continua escondida no google IE 8, impondo-se como homepage!
MalwareButes Anti-Malware после сканирования выявил Alert.dll как опасный
My malware program flagged it as an item and I deleted it.
  Frank Smith  

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Summary: Average user rating of Alert.dll: based on 7 votes with 6 user comments.
2 users think it's probably harmless. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. 2 users suspect danger. One user thinks Alert.dll is dangerous and recommend removing it. 2 users don't grade Alert.dll ("not sure about it").

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