How to remove the lbbho virus
Most antivirus programs identify lbbho.dll as malware, for instance Microsoft identifies it as Adware:Win32/RelatedLinks, and Symantec identifies it as Adware.Searchdot.
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Lbbho.dll file information
Description: The file lbbho.dll is located in the folder C:\Windows.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 57,344 bytes (85% of all occurrences), 49,152 bytes, 45,056 bytes or 40,960 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 86C15EE9-C016-48D1-B328-7B3CF6D75534 or 271DDEAD-A53B-46EB-9BF2-8ADDBF372ED1 or 167 more variants. The program is not visible. File lbbho.dll is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. Lbbho.dll is able to change the behavior or monitor Internet Explorer. The file is not a Windows system file. The process has no file description. Therefore the technical security rating is 82% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you want to remove the program completely, go to Control Panel ⇒ Software ⇒ Windows XP Related.
Recommended: Identify lbbho.dll related errors
External information from Tony Klein:
- This spyware BHO (lbbho.dll) is related to RelatedLinks adware
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as lbbho.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the lbbho.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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