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What is BrowserProtect.dll?


BrowserProtect.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 BrowserProtect.dll belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.

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BrowserProtect.dll file information

The process known as Protector appears to belong to software Application Manager or bProtector for Windows or Utility Common Driver by PerformerSoft.

Description: BrowserProtect.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. BrowserProtect.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 2,520,016 bytes (21% of all occurrences), 2,232,272 bytes and 9 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/browserprotect.dll.html 
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. BrowserProtect.dll is not a Windows core file. It is digitally signed. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The program is not visible. There is no detailed description of this service. The program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows\AppInit_DLLs). BrowserProtect.dll is able to record inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 73% dangerous.
You could also remove the entire program BrowserProtect or bProtector for Windows using Windows Control Panel or turn to the software developer, Bit89, for advice.

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If BrowserProtect.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 71% dangerous. The file size is 2,212,304 bytes (42% of all occurrences), 2,162,280 bytes and 5 more variants. BrowserProtect.dll is not a Windows system file. The file has a digital signature. The program is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows\AppInit_DLLs). 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. BrowserProtect.dll is able to record inputs and monitor applications.
You could also remove the entire program BrowserProtect using Windows Control Panel or turn to the software developer, Bit89, for advice.

Important: Some malware also uses the file name BrowserProtect.dll, for example Adware-Bprotect (detected by McAfee), and Adware.ADH or Adware.GoonSquad (detected by Symantec). Therefore, you should check the BrowserProtect.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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One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. 2 users suspect danger. 2 users think BrowserProtect.dll is dangerous and recommend removing it.


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