How to remove an HDBHO error
The free file information forum can help you determine if HDBHO.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.
HDBHO.dll file information
Description: The file HDBHO.dll is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32 or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\Windows.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 208,896 bytes (98% of all occurrences), 473,088 bytes or 473,600 bytes.
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 02DCA195-602B-4B1F-83FF-381B7E804BDB. There is no file information. The program has no visible window. The file is able to change the behavior or monitor Internet Explorer. The service has no detailed description. It is not a Windows system file. It is an unknown file in the Windows folder. HDBHO.dll seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 89% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You have the option to completely remove HiDownload or C-Media 3D Audio (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs).
Recommended: Identify HDBHO.dll related errors
External information from Tony Klein:
- This legitimate BHO (Hdbho.dll) is related to HiDownload
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as HDBHO.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the HDBHO.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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