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What is PrivacySafeGuard.dll?

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

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PrivacySafeGuard.dll file information

The process known as Privacy SafeGuard (version 1.1) belongs to software Privacy SafeGuard by Privacy SafeGuard or PrivaceySafeguard.

Description: PrivacySafeGuard.dll is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. PrivacySafeGuard.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". The file size on Windows 7/XP is 88,576 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/privacysafeguard.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 A42D2EB4-DD31-4BB5-8AA5-8D4E04806DBE. The program is not visible. The PrivacySafeGuard.dll file is able to monitor Internet browsers. The file is not a Windows system file. The application can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. Therefore the technical security rating is 41% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
The software publisher Privacysafeguard provides update information (www.privacysafeguard.com). You could uninstall Privacy SafeGuard from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs".

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