What is escort.dll?

Escort.dll is a browser extension for Internet Explorer. This add-on enables several additional functions for Internet Explorer. You can disable it through the Extras menu (key combination Alt + X) under Manage Add-ons. The following paragraph provides more information about escort.dll.

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Escort.dll file information

The process known as escort.dll

belongs to software Funmoods or Funmoods Web Search or esnips Toolbar or Volonet or RecFree toolbar powered by or Facemoods toolbar or

by Funmoods BHO or esnips ( or RecFree or ( or or Volonet.

Description: Escort.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file escort.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 8/7/XP are 243,664 bytes (82% of all occurrences), 221,184 bytes and 6 more variants. 
This .dll file is a Browser Helper Object (BHO) that runs automatically every time you start your web browser. BHOs are not stopped by personal firewalls, because they are identified by the firewall as part of the browser itself. BHOs are often used by adware and spyware. IDs used by this BHO include D286E828-E6B9-484d-A058-D7323666DE33 or F9B72325-A029-4a39-943A-02433C978829 or 64182481-4F71-486b-A045-B233BD0DA8FC or 75EBB0AA-4214-4CB4-90EC-E3E07ECD04F7. There is no information about the author of the file. The program has no visible window. The escort.dll file is able to monitor web browsers. Escort.dll is not a Windows system file. The file has a digital signature. Escort.dll is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 55% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.
If you experience any issues with installation of escort.dll, you can do the following:
  1) uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Add/Remove programs ⇒ Funmoods or Funmoods Web Search
  2) go to the support area of the Volo-net website.

Recommended: Identify escort.dll related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as escort.dll. Therefore, you should check the escort.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

it was brought up by revo uninstaller when trying to remove Babylon from my system
Slowed my PC down almost beyond usability. Used adwcleaner to get rid of it and related files and it's running smooth again.

Summary: Average user rating of escort.dll: based on 3 votes with 2 user comments. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. 2 users think escort.dll is dangerous and recommend removing it. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving escort issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with escort. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic 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 resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off doing a repair of your installation, or in the case of Windows 8, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the escort.dll process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security 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. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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