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What is browse~1.dll?

Browse~1.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 browse~1.dll belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.

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Browse~1.dll file information

The process belongs to software BrowserProtect by unknown.

Description: Browse~1.dll is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. browse~1.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings". The file size on Windows 7/XP is 20 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/browse~1.dll.html 
The program has a visible window. There is no file information. The application starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows\AppInit_DLLs). Browse~1.dll is not a Windows system file. browse~1.dll seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 47% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
The software vendor offers the option to uninstall BrowserProtect software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 7/Vista) or consult Bit89's Customer Service.

Recommended: Identify browse~1.dll related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as browse~1.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the browse~1.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.


User Comments

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Die Datei gehört scheinbar zu einem Programm, daß sich BrowserProtect nennt. Der Sinn ist mir nicht bekannt. O.g. Fehler trat beim Start von diversen Programmen auf. Nach Deinst. von BrowserProtect und löschen des Restes aus C:\ProgramData war alles i.O..
Installed by Bandoo Media Inc
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