What is AVG SafeGuard toolbar_toolbar.dll?

AVG SafeGuard toolbar_toolbar.dll is a browser extension for Internet Explorer. This add-on enables several additional functions for Internet Explorer. You can disable it through the Extras menu (key combination Alt + X) under Manage Add-ons. The following paragraph provides more information about toolbar.dll.

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AVG SafeGuard toolbar_toolbar.dll file information

The process known as toolbar.dll or toolbar.dll (Official) belongs to software AVG SafeGuard toolbar or AVG Technologies by AVG Secure Search or AVG Technologies (

Description: AVG SafeGuard toolbar_toolbar.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The AVG SafeGuard toolbar_toolbar.dll file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 3,353,624 bytes (12% of all occurrences), 3,627,032 bytes and 28 more variants. 
This .dll file is a Browser Helper Object (BHO) that runs automatically every time you start your web browser. BHOs are not stopped by personal firewalls, because they are identified by the firewall as part of the browser itself. BHOs are often used by adware and spyware. IDs used by this BHO include 95B7759C-8C7F-4BF1-B163-73684A933233. There is no information about the author of the file. The program is not visible. It is able to monitor web browsers. The file is digitally signed. There is no detailed description of this service. AVG SafeGuard toolbar_toolbar.dll is not a Windows system file. The AVG SafeGuard toolbar_toolbar.dll file is a Verisign signed file. AVG SafeGuard toolbar_toolbar.dll is able to monitor applications and record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 51% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you are having problems with AVG SafeGuard toolbar_toolbar.dll, you can contact to assist you or uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Uninstall a Program > AVG SafeGuard toolbar or AVG Technologies).

Recommended: Identify AVG SafeGuard toolbar_toolbar.dll related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as AVG SafeGuard toolbar_toolbar.dll. Therefore, you should check the AVG SafeGuard toolbar_toolbar.dll process on your PC to see if it is a threat. If toolbar.dll has changed your browser's search engine and start page, you can recover your browser's default settings as follows:

Reset default browser settings for Internet-Explorer ▾
  1. In Internet Explorer, press the key combination Alt + X to open the Tools menu.
  2. Click Internet options.
  3. Click the Advanced tab.
  4. Click the Reset... button.
  5. Enable the Delete personal settings option.
This will reset your Internet Explorer to its default settings. Your browser will start with the familiar start page and search engine—without popups, ads, cookies, but all browser add-ons are deleted too [1]. Make cleaning up your browser and your computer simpler and safer with Security Task Manager.


User Comments

this version of avg seems like spyware.

Summary: Average user rating of AVG SafeGuard toolbar_toolbar.dll: based on 3 votes with 1 user comment. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user thinks AVG SafeGuard toolbar_toolbar.dll is dangerous and recommends removing it.

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Best practices for resolving AVG SafeGuard toolbar_toolbar issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: ASecurity Task Manager examines the active AVG SafeGuard toolbar_toolbar process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known Banti-malware tool tells you if the AVG SafeGuard toolbar_toolbar.dll on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic 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 6resmon 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 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

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