How to remove an AuthBHO.dll error
AuthBHO.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 AuthBHO.dll belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.
AuthBHO.dll file information
The process known as Authentium Browser Helper Object belongs to software Cox High Speed Internet or Cox Anti-Spyware and Pop-Up or Security Manager or Patriot High Speed Internet or Bresnan Security Manager or Curtains for Windows or ESP by Authentium (www.authentium.com).
Description: AuthBHO.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 110,592 bytes (93% of all occurrences) or 118,784 bytes.
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 A4D90779-6CB2-4752-83C2-A2AB4D9A672D. The program is not visible. AuthBHO.dll is able to monitor Internet browser. There is no detailed description of this service. It is not a Windows core file. It is a file without information about the developer of this file. The program can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. AuthBHO.dll seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 60% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
In case of any problems with AuthBHO.dll, you can completely remove Cox High Speed Internet or Cox Anti-Spyware and Pop-Up (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs).
Recommended: Identify AuthBHO.dll related errors
External information from Tony Klein:
- This legitimate BHO (AuthBHO.dll) is related to Comcast Security Manager
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as AuthBHO.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the AuthBHO.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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