Most antivirus programs identify etypemngr.dll as malware.
The etypemngr.dll file is a software component of eType Toolbar by PerformerSoft.
The management library for the eType Toolbar, this process runs in the background and assists management for eType. The eType Toolbar runs in your browser and tracks your keystrokes, providing dictionary definitions and foreign language translations in real time as you type. Etypemngr.dll is not know to cause any issues or concerns, and is supported on all versions of Windows, from Windows XP and newer.
eTypeMngr stands for eType Manager
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Description: Etypemngr.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Etypemngr.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 2,094,112 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 2,139,160 bytes, 2,075,672 bytes or 2,046,496 bytes.
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. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The program has no visible window. Etypemngr.dll is certified by a trustworthy company. The service has no detailed description. The application starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: AppInit_DLLs). The file is not a Windows system file. Etypemngr.dll is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 74% dangerous.
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If etypemngr.dll is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder, the security rating is 100% dangerous. The file size is 2,046,496 bytes. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The program is not visible. Etypemngr.dll is certified by a trustworthy company. The service has no detailed description. The software is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: AppInit_DLLs). The application uses ports to connect to or from a LAN or the Internet. The file is not a Windows core file. Etypemngr.dll is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs and monitor applications.
Important: You should check the etypemngr.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.
The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: ASecurity Task Manager examines the active etypemngr process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known Banti-malware tool tells you if the etypemngr.dll on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.
A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. 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.