How to remove an dlprotect error
The free file information forum can help you determine if dlprotect.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.
Dlprotect.dll file information
Description: The file dlprotect.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\ (e.g. C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\).
The file size on Windows 7/XP is 192,512 bytes.
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 4A368E80-174F-4872-96B5-0B27DDD11DB2. The application has no file description. The program has no visible window. Dlprotect.dll is able to monitor Internet browser. The file is not a Windows system file. You can uninstall this program in the control panel. dlprotect.dll seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 53% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If problems with SpywareGuard occur, you can do the following:
- contact Wilderssecurity Customer Service
- uninstall the associated program
(Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs)
Recommended: Identify dlprotect.dll related errors
External information from Tony Klein:
- This legitimate BHO (dlprotect.dll) is related to SpywareGuard
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as dlprotect.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the dlprotect.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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