What is MessengerSkinnerDll.dll?

MessengerSkinnerDll.dll is a Windows DLL file. DLL is the abbreviation for Dynamic Link Library. DLL files are needed by programs or web browser extensions, because they contain program code, data, and resources. The following information can help you determine if MessengerSkinnerDll.dll is a Windows system file or if it belongs to an application that you can trust.

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MessengerSkinnerDll.dll file information

The process known as MessengerSkinnerDll appears to belong to software MessengerSkinner or MessengerSkinnerDll by unknown.

Description: MessengerSkinnerDll.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The MessengerSkinnerDll.dll file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of the user's profile folder. The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 397,312 bytes. 
A .dll file (Dynamic Link Library) is a special type of Windows program containing functions that other programs can call. This .dll file can be injected to all running processes and can change or manipulate their behavior. There is no description of the program. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The program is not visible. The service has no detailed description. It is not a Windows core file. MessengerSkinnerDll.dll is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 72% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: You may also safely remove the program using the uninstall program of MessengerSkinner (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program).

Recommended: Identify MessengerSkinnerDll.dll related errors

Important: Some malware also uses the file name MessengerSkinnerDll.dll, for example (detected by Kaspersky), and MessengerSkinner (detected by Symantec). Therefore, you should check the MessengerSkinnerDll.dll process on your PC to see if it is a threat. If MessengerSkinnerDll 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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Best practices for resolving MessengerSkinnerDll issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: Security Task Manager examines the active MessengerSkinnerDll process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known anti-malware tool tells you if the MessengerSkinnerDll.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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