How to remove an askBar error
The free file information forum can help you determine if askBar.dll is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
AskBar.dll file information
The process known as Ask.com Toolbar or Ask Toolbar for Internet Explorer belongs to software Ask Toolbar or Foxit Toolbar or Vuze Toolbar or ZoneAlarm Spy Blocker Toolbar or Ask Toolbar for Internet or Ask.com Toolbar by Ask.com (www.ask.com).
Description: askBar.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 333,192 bytes (59% of all occurrences), 279,944 bytes and 5 more variants.
This .dll file is a Browser Helper Object (BHO) that runs automatically every time you start your Internet browser. BHOs are not stopped by personal firewalls, because they are identified by the firewall as your browser itself. BHOs are often used by adware and spyware. The unique ID of this BHO is 5A074B21-F830-49de-A31B-5BB9D7F6B407 or 5A074B21-F830-49de-A31B-40463F552DA4 or 201f27d4-3704-41d6-89c1-aa35e39143ed. The program is not visible. File askBar.dll is able to change the behavior or monitor Internet Explorer. The file is not a Windows system file. It is certified by a trustworthy company. It is a Verisign signed file. askBar.dll is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 35% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You can uninstall Ask Toolbar or Foxit Toolbar, or ask Support team for help. Go to Ask Toolbar or Foxit Toolbar in the Windows Control Panel (Software or Programs section) to uninstall it, or go to about.ask.com/en/toolbar/toolbarv/faq.html for Customer Support.
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