How to remove an bho error
The free file information forum can help you determine if bho.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.
Bho.dll file information
The process known as Finjan Secure Browsing Extension or GamePlayLabs Browser Helper Object or bho module or McAfee Script Scanner Inproc Server DLL or DocuShare Client SDK library or Endeavors AppExpress Client or vfd.dll or sl.dll
belongs to software Lexmark Printable Web or MTWB or Finjan Secure Browsing or bho module or McAfee VirusScan Enterprise or GamePlayLabs Plugin or 2YourFace or SelectionLinks or DocuShare Client SDK or VideoFileDownload or Secret Crush Revealer or Browser Plugin
by MTWB (www.make-the-web-better.com) or Finjan LTD or GamePlayLabs or Network Associates (nai.com) or OutBrowse or Endeavors Technology or SelectionLinks or VideoFileDownload or Xerox (www.xerox.com).
Description: The file bho.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 180,224 bytes (48% of all occurrences), 732,672 bytes and 29 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 1808648B-3102-4293-8AD3-06AF71D3321B or 4006DCA3-433D-4FC8-AC36-42DA7797DCB7 or 23 more variants. The program has no visible window. It is able to change the behavior or monitor Internet Explorer. The file is not a Windows system file. The service has no detailed description. The process has no file description. bho.dll is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 76% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If there are any problems with bho.dll, you can also remove the entire program Lexmark Printable Web or Lexmark using Windows Control Panel.
Recommended: Identify bho.dll related errors
If bho.dll is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 81% dangerous. The file size is 172,032 bytes (64% of all occurrences), 208,896 bytes, 467,456 bytes, 446,464 bytes or 159,744 bytes. There is no description of the program. The program has no visible window. The file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. Bho.dll is able to change the behavior or monitor Internet Explorer. There is no detailed description of this service. File bho.dll is not a Windows system file. bho.dll is able to record inputs.
If bho.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 63% dangerous. The file size is 432,640 bytes (25% of all occurrences), 210,944 bytes and 4 more variants.
The program has no visible window. Bho.dll is able to monitor Internet browser. File bho.dll is not a Windows core file. There is no file information.
bho.dll is able to record inputs.
If there are any problems with bho.dll, you can also remove the entire program GamePlayLabs Plugin or Browser Plugin using Windows Control Panel.
External information from Tony Klein:
- This legitimate BHO (Bho.dll) is related to AppExpress
- This legitimate BHO (bho.dll) is related to iBest
- This legitimate BHO (BHO.dll) is related to Xerox DocuShare
- This legitimate BHO (iesecpro.dll) is related to IE SEcurity Pro
- This spyware BHO (IEHelper.dll) is related to Hijacker, as yet unidentified
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as bho.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the bho.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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