How to remove the Solid Savings BHO malware

Most antivirus programs classify Solid Savings-bho.dll as a harmful extension to Internet Explorer: for instance Adware.Generic.669702 (detected by BitDefender), and Win32:Installer-M [Adw] (detected by Avast). Add-ons like this can display ads, slow down your computer and cause various other errors. If you can't remember installing the associated Solid Savings BHO software, it's no surprise. In most cases, this kind of adware is installed on the side when you install a freeware product like a Youtube Downloader or a PDF Converter. In the following selection, you can read more about Solid Savings BHO and how to get rid of it.

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Solid Savings-bho.dll file information

The process known as Solid Savings BHO belongs to software Solid Savings by Innovative Apps.

Description: Solid Savings-bho.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Solid Savings-bho.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 742,280 bytes (42% of all occurrences), 752,008 bytes or 742,792 bytes. 
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 11111111-1111-1111-1111-110211621178. The program is not visible. Solid Savings-bho.dll is able to change the behavior of, or monitor Internet Explorer. Solid Savings-bho.dll is digitally signed. The file is not a Windows system file. Solid Savings-bho.dll is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 50% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: If there are any problems with Solid Savings-bho.dll, you can uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a ProgramSolid Savings.

Recommended: Identify Solid Savings-bho.dll related errors

Important: You should check the Solid Savings-bho.dll process on your PC to see if it is a threat. If Solid Savings BHO 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 Solid Savings-bho issues

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