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What is PluckExplorerBar.dll?

PluckExplorerBar.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 PluckExplorerBar.dll belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.

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PluckExplorerBar.dll file information

The process known as Pluck ExplorerBar belongs to software Pluck by Pluck (www.pluck.com).

Description: PluckExplorerBar.dll is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file PluckExplorerBar.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 999,424 bytes (45% of all occurrences), 1,015,808 bytes or 622,592 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/pluckexplorerbar.dll.html 
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. IDs used by this BHO are 09AF76DD-6988-4664-97D0-362F1011E311. There is no file information. The program has no visible window. It is able to monitor Internet browsers. There is no detailed description of this service. The PluckExplorerBar.dll file is not a Windows core file. The software can be removed using the control panel Add\Remove programs applet. PluckExplorerBar.dll is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 57% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you are having problems with PluckExplorerBar.dll, you can also completely remove Pluck (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs).

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External information from Tony Klein:

  • This legitimate BHO (PluckExplorerBar.dll) is related to Pluck toolbar

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as PluckExplorerBar.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the PluckExplorerBar.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.


User Comments

IE toolbar from Pluck Corporation. It is part of the Pluck freeware RSS (Really Simple Syndication) reader application. This application basically delivers RSS news feeds that you select to your email client (Microsoft Outlook in my case). Seems to be well behaved and harmless.

Summary: Average user rating of PluckExplorerBar.dll: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment.
One user thinks PluckExplorerBar.dll is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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