What is AM30400.dll?

The genuine AM30400.dll file is a software component of Ad Muncher by Murray Hurps Corp Pty.
AM30400.dll is a DLL (Dynamic Link Library) file that belongs to Ad Muncher, a browser plugin that detects and blocks browser advertisements and popups from appearing. DLL files store data, code and resources needed by one or more programs in order to function correctly. This is not a critical Windows component and should be removed if known to cause problems. Ad Muncher is a browser plugin that integrates with Internet Explorer and other Internet browsers like Google Chrome and Opera. Ad Muncher detects advertising before a page is loaded on Internet Explorer and hides the empty ad-space. This saves critical network resources and Internet bandwidth. The program works through community-derived blacklists and filters to block known advertising in a variety of forms including pictures, text, JavaScript layers, animations, and flash. The program automatically downloads new filter updates. Murray Hurps is an Australian programmer and sole developer of Ad Muncher, a project that started out as a hobby in 2000 when Hurps was only 14 years old. Hurps is also the founder of Ad Muncher, Startup Muster, Feedback Fast, Leap Touch, and Hurps recently began distributing Ad Muncher for free instead of as a paid service, in an effort to attract a wider audience. Murray Hurps is presently the General Manager of Fishburners, known as Australia's largest startup space.

AM30400 stands for Ad Muncher DLL Hook v3.04.00

AM30400.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 AM30400.dll is a Windows system file or if it belongs to an application that you can trust.

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AM30400.dll file information

The process known as Ad Muncher Hook DLL belongs to software Ad Muncher by Murray Hurps Corp Pty (

Description: AM30400.dll is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The AM30400.dll file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\. The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 29,696 bytes. 
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. There is no detailed description of this service. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. It is not a Windows core file. AM30400.dll is able to connect to the Internet and record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 63% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: There is a possibility to uninstall Ad Muncher from your computer using the Control Panel applet Uninstall a Program.

Recommended: Identify AM30400.dll related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as AM30400.dll, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the AM30400.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.


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Best practices for resolving AM30400 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with AM30400. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the AM30400.dll process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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