What is fcbho.dll?

Fcbho.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 Save Flash? Just one click.

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Fcbho.dll file information

The process known as Save Flash? Just one click or Save Flash and Video? Just one click belongs to software Flash Capture by Dreamingsoft (

Description: Fcbho.dll is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Fcbho.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 806,912 bytes (30% of all occurrences), 815,104 bytes, 802,816 bytes, 507,977 bytes or 811,008 bytes. 
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 8B3868B4-EBA8-48FA-A19B-E1DFB99066FA. The program is not visible. Fcbho.dll is able to monitor web browsers. The file is not a Windows system file. Fcbho.dll is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 55% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: If problems with FlashCapture or Flash Capture come up, you may also want to do the following:
  1) uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program
  2) ask for help from Support.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as fcbho.dll, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the fcbho.dll process on your PC to see if it is a threat. If Save Flash? Just one click has changed your browser's search engine and start page, you can recover your browser's default settings as follows:

Reset default browser settings for Internet-Explorer ▾
  1. In Internet Explorer, press the key combination Alt + X to open the Tools menu.
  2. Click Internet options.
  3. Click the Advanced tab.
  4. Click the Reset... button.
  5. Enable the Delete personal settings option.
This will reset your Internet Explorer to its default settings. Your browser will start with the familiar start page and search engine—without popups, ads, cookies, but all browser add-ons are deleted too [1]. Make cleaning up your browser and your computer simpler and safer with Security Task Manager.


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Best practices for resolving fcbho issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: Security Task Manager examines the active fcbho process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known anti-malware tool tells you if the fcbho.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 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 repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

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