How to remove an GoogleToolbar error
The free file information forum can help you determine if GoogleToolbar.dll is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
GoogleToolbar.dll file information
The process known as Google IE Client Toolbar or Google Toolbar belongs to software Google Toolbar for IE or Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer or My Book Device Driver or Macromedia Shockwave Player by Google (toolbar.google.com).
Description: The file GoogleToolbar.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 251,504 bytes (66% of all occurrences), 259,696 bytes and 4 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. The unique ID of this BHO is AA58ED58-01DD-4d91-8333-CF10577473F7. The program is not visible. The file is able to monitor Internet browser. GoogleToolbar.dll is not a Windows core file. The service has no detailed description. GoogleToolbar.dll is a Verisign signed file. It is certified by a trustworthy company. There is no information about the author of the file. Therefore the technical security rating is 57% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you encounter difficulties with GoogleToolbar.dll, you can uninstall Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer or Macromedia Shockwave Player from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs".
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If GoogleToolbar.dll is located in the folder C:\Windows, the security rating is 72% dangerous. The file size is 741,376 bytes. The file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The program has no visible window. It is able to monitor Internet browser. There is no detailed description of this service. The file is not a Windows core file. GoogleToolbar.dll is able to record inputs and monitor applications.
If GoogleToolbar.dll is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 72% dangerous. The file size is 1,180,672 bytes. File GoogleToolbar.dll is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The program is not visible. It is able to change the behavior or monitor Internet Explorer. The service has no detailed description. GoogleToolbar.dll is not a Windows core file. GoogleToolbar.dll is able to record inputs and monitor applications.
External information from Tony Klein:
- This legitimate BHO (googletoolbar.dll, googletoolbar*.dll, googlenav.dll, googletoolbar_en_*.**-big.dll, googletoolbar_en_*.*.**-deleon.dll) is related to Google Toolbar
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as GoogleToolbar.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the GoogleToolbar.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.
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