How to remove the I Want This BHO malware

Some anti-malware programs classify I Want This.dll as a harmful extension to Internet Explorer: such as ADW_GAMEPLAYLABS or TROJ_GEN.R0CBC0OGH14 (detected by TrendMicro), and AppRider (detected by Sophos). Add-ons like this can display ads, slow down your computer and cause various other errors. If you can't remember installing the associated I Want This BHO software, it's no surprise. In most cases, this kind of adware is installed on the side when you install a freeware product like a Youtube Downloader or a PDF Converter. In the following selection, you can read more about I Want This BHO and how to get rid of it.

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I Want This.dll file information

The process known as I Want This BHO belongs to software I Want This or I Want This BHO by 215 Apps or Amazing Apps.

Description: I Want This.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The I Want This.dll file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 8/7/XP are 493,440 bytes (38% of all occurrences), 475,480 bytes, 494,424 bytes, 488,832 bytes or 572,808 bytes. 
This .dll file is a Browser Helper Object (BHO) that runs automatically every time you start your web browser. BHOs are not stopped by personal firewalls, because they are identified by the firewall as part of the browser itself. BHOs are often used by adware and spyware. IDs used by this BHO include 11111111-1111-1111-1111-110011221158. The program has no visible window. The file is able to monitor web browsers. The I Want This.dll file is digitally signed. The I Want This.dll file is not a Windows system file. The I Want This.dll file is a Verisign signed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 43% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.
If problems with I Want This come up, you can uninstall it software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 8/7/Vista).

Recommended: Identify I Want This.dll related errors

Important: Some malware also uses the file name I Want This.dll, for example ADW_GAMEPLAYLABS or TROJ_GEN.R0CBC0OGH14 (detected by TrendMicro), and AppRider (detected by Sophos). Therefore, you should check the I Want This.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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Summary: Average user rating of I Want This.dll: based on 2 votes with 2 user comments. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user thinks I Want This.dll is dangerous and recommends removing it.

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Best practices for resolving I Want This issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with I Want This. 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 doing a repair of your installation, or in the case of Windows 8, 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 I Want This.dll 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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