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How to remove an dca-bho.dll error


Dca-bho.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 dca-bho.dll belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.

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Dca-bho.dll file information

The process known as Compete DCA Browser Helper Object or DCA BHO belongs to software Compete DCA or Consumer Input Software or Consumer Input or Upromise TurboSaver by Compete (www.compete.com).

Description: dca-bho.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 1,183,416 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 214,920 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/dca-bho.dll.html 
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. IDs used by this BHO are B49699FC-1665-4414-A1CB-C4A2A4A13EEC. The program is not visible. It is a Verisign signed file. It is able to change the behavior or monitor Internet Explorer. Dca-bho.dll is certified by a trustworthy company. It is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 34% dangerous.
The software vendor offers the option to do the following:
  1) uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > Compete DCA)
  2) ask the Competeinc's Customer Service for advice.

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If dca-bho.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 35% dangerous. The file size is 1,226,048 bytes (16% of all occurrences), 321,416 bytes and 4 more variants. The program is not visible. The file is able to monitor Internet browsers. The dca-bho.dll file is not a Windows system file. The dca-bho.dll file is a Verisign signed file. The file has a digital signature.
The software vendor offers the option to do the following:
  1) uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > Compete DCA or Consumer Input Software)
  2) ask the Competeinc's Customer Service for advice.

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