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 10/8/7/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.

Uninstalling this variant: 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 10/8/7).

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. If I Want This BHO has changed your browser's search engine and start page, you can recover your browser's default settings as follows:

Reset default browser settings for Internet-Explorer ▾
  1. In Internet Explorer, press the key combination Alt + X to open the Tools menu.
  2. Click Internet options.
  3. Click the Advanced tab.
  4. Click the Reset... button.
  5. Enable the Delete personal settings option.
This will reset your Internet Explorer to its default settings. Your browser will start with the familiar start page and search engine—without popups, ads, cookies, but all browser add-ons are deleted too [1]. Make cleaning up your browser and your computer simpler and safer with Security Task Manager.


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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

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: Security Task Manager examines the active I Want This process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known anti-malware tool tells you if the I Want This.dll on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. 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.

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