What is fgmgr.dll?

Fgmgr.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 fgmgr.dll is a Windows system file or if it belongs to an application that you can trust.

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Fgmgr.dll file information

The process known as Flashget BHO Manager or Flashget Manager belongs to software FlashGet or FlashGet(Jetcar) by (

Description: Fgmgr.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Fgmgr.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of the user's profile folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 32,768 bytes (52% of all occurrences) or 53,329 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. Fgmgr.dll is a file with no information about its developer. The program is not visible. The service has no detailed description. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. Fgmgr.dll is not a Windows system file. Fgmgr.dll is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 67% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You can do the following:
  1) uninstall FlashGet or FlashGet(Jetcar) software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 10/8/7)
  2) look for help on the website.

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

Gehört zum Downloadmanager Flashget und ist ein BHO; sollte jeder selbst wissen, ob er damit klar kommt, dass der Downloadmanger Daten über besuchte sites sammelt. Fällt i.d. Kategorie Adware wenn nicht sogar Spyware
Teil des Flashget Downloadmanagers

Summary: Average user rating of fgmgr.dll: based on 2 votes with 2 user comments. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user thinks fgmgr.dll is dangerous and recommends removing it.

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Best practices for resolving fgmgr issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with fgmgr. 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.

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

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