What is findxplorer.dll?

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

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Findxplorer.dll file information

The process known as findxplorer.dll appears to belong to software FindXplorer by unknown.

Description: Findxplorer.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Findxplorer.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 577,536 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 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. Findxplorer.dll is not a Windows core file. Findxplorer.dll is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 82% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: In case of problems with findxplorer.dll, you can uninstall the software FindXplorer using the Uninstall a Program function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Uninstall a Program).

Recommended: Identify findxplorer.dll related errors

Important: Some malware also uses the file name findxplorer.dll, for example BrowserModifier:Win32/Zwangi (detected by Microsoft), and TROJ_GEN.R1BC3LR or TROJ_GEN.R23C3A8 (detected by TrendMicro). Therefore, you should check the findxplorer.dll process on your PC to see if it is a threat. If findxplorer.dll 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 findxplorer issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: Security Task Manager examines the active findxplorer process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known anti-malware tool tells you if the findxplorer.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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