What is Captlib.dll?

Captlib.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 Captlib.dll is a Windows system file or if it belongs to an application that you can trust.

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Captlib.dll file information

The process known as Babylon Information Tool belongs to software Babylon Client or Babylon Software Ltd. Certified Product or Babylon-Enterprise Client by Babylon ( or Babylon Software.

Description: Captlib.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file Captlib.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 181,248 bytes (19% of all occurrences), 178,176 bytes and 19 more variants. 
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. The program has no visible window. There is no detailed description of this service. Captlib.dll is not a Windows core file. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. Captlib.dll is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs, manipulate other programs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 66% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If problems with Captlib.dll come up, you can go to the software publisher,, for advice or completely remove Babylon Software Ltd. Certified Product or Hardcopy (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program).

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Captlib.dll, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the Captlib.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

Babylon is a program that provides on-screen information at a click in all Windows applications
  Matthias   (further information)
Babylon is a traybar tool that instantly translate words you click on. Shows ads. Trys to connect to the internet.
  Jonas Kohen   (further information)
Diensttool, welche beim Klicken auf einem Wort das √úbersetzungsprogramm BABYLON startet und als "On-Screen" auf dem Bildschirm einblendet.
  Dirk Veerhoven  
My Avasti just removed it and Babylon doesn't work anymore.

Summary: Average user rating of Captlib.dll: based on 4 votes with 4 user comments. One user thinks Captlib.dll is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's probably harmless. One user suspects danger.

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Best practices for resolving Captlib issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with Captlib. 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.

To help you analyze the Captlib.dll process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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