How to remove the stlb2 virus
Most antivirus programs identify stlb2.dll as malware, for instance Microsoft identifies it as BrowserModifier:Win32/PowerSearch, and Symantec identifies it as Adware.BrowserAid.
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Stlb2.dll file information
The process contains no information about the creator.
Description: stlb2.dll is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
The file size on Windows 7/XP is 229,376 bytes.
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. The unique ID of this BHO is 12EE7A5E-0674-42f9-A76A-000000004D00. There is no file information. It is not a Windows core file. The program has no visible window. It is an unknown file in the Windows folder. Stlb2.dll is able to change the behavior or monitor Internet Explorer. There is no detailed description of this service. Program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Therefore the technical security rating is 85% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
Recommended: Identify stlb2.dll related errors
External information from Tony Klein:
- This spyware BHO (stlb2.dll) is related to BrowserAid/Startium variant
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as stlb2.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the stlb2.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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