The genuine oberontb.dll file is a software component of GamesBar by Oberon Media.
Oberontb.dll is a DLL (Dynamic Link Library) file that is associated with GamesBar, a free toolbar (add-on) for Internet Explorer that provides access to various free online games. DLL files store data, code and resources needed by one or more programs in order to function correctly. This file is not a critical Windows component and should be removed if known to cause problems. GamesBar has been reported as being a malicious software that displays ads. GamesBar is also able to scan the computer for personal information and send it across the Internet to third parties. This is done without user permission. Symptoms of a computer being infected by GamesBar include files reappearing after being removed, missing registry entries, pop ups and banner ads, changes in the internet settings, dramatically reduced system speed. It is recommended to use an advanced malware removal tool to remove GamesBar.
OberonTB stands for Oberon Task Bar Module
Oberontb.dll is a browser extension for Internet Explorer. This add-on enables several additional functions for Internet Explorer. You can disable it through the Extras menu (key combination Alt + X) under Manage Add-ons. The following paragraph provides more information about GamesBar.
Description: Oberontb.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Oberontb.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 380,928 bytes (47% of all occurrences), 540,672 bytes and 8 more variants.
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 6F282B65-56BF-4BD1-A8B2-A4449A05863D or CB0D163C-E9F4-4236-9496-0597E24B23A5. The program has no visible window. The file is able to change the behavior of, or monitor Internet Explorer. The service has no detailed description. The file is not a Windows core file. Oberontb.dll is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 63% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.
Recommended: Identify oberontb.dll related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as oberontb.dll, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the oberontb.dll process on your PC to see if it is a threat. If GamesBar 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 ▾
The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: ASecurity Task Manager examines the active oberontb process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known Banti-malware tool tells you if the oberontb.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 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic 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 6resmon 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 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.