What is googlepinyin.ime?

Please read below to decide for yourself whether the googlepinyin.ime on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Googlepinyin.ime file information

The process belongs to software unknown by Google (

Description: Googlepinyin.ime is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Googlepinyin.ime is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 851,968 bytes (60% of all occurrences) or 663,552 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. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The program is not visible. There is no detailed description of this service. Googlepinyin.ime is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 72% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Recommended: Identify googlepinyin.ime related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as googlepinyin.ime. Therefore, you should check the googlepinyin.ime 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

This is part of Google Pin Yin IME application for chinese input on android phones

Summary: Average user rating of googlepinyin.ime: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving googlepinyin issues

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

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

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