What is GenericAskToolbar.dll?
GenericAskToolbar.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 GenericAskToolbar.dll belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.
GenericAskToolbar.dll file information
The process known as Ask Toolbar or Ask.com Toolbar or Search-Results Toolbar or Avira SearchFree Toolbar
belongs to software Toolbar or Ask Toolbar or Ask Toolbar for Internet Explorer or Avery Toolbar or Play DVD or Ask.com Toolbar or Foxit PDF Creator Toolbar
by Ask (www.ask.com) or Ask.com (www.ask.com) or Search-Results.
Description: GenericAskToolbar.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. GenericAskToolbar.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 1,400,712 bytes (13% of all occurrences), 1,197,448 bytes and 36 more variants.
This .dll file is a Browser Helper Object (BHO) that runs automatically every time you start your Internet browser. BHOs are not stopped by personal firewalls, because they are identified by the firewall as your browser itself. BHOs are often used by adware and spyware. IDs used by this BHO are D4027C7F-154A-4066-A1AD-4243D8127440. The program has no visible window. GenericAskToolbar.dll is a Verisign signed file. It is able to monitor Internet browsers. The GenericAskToolbar.dll file is certified by a trustworthy company. The GenericAskToolbar.dll file is not a Windows system file. The program can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. GenericAskToolbar.dll is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 24% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
If you run into problems with GenericAskToolbar.dll, you can do the following:
1) uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > Ask Toolbar or Ask Toolbar for Internet Explorer)
2) look for help  from the software company ASK.
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