How to remove an stmain error
The free file information forum can help you determine if stmain.dll is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
Stmain.dll file information
The process known as st or MSN Search Toolbar Helper or Windows Live Toolbar Search Toolbar Helper
belongs to software st or MSN Search Toolbar or Acoustica Effects Pack or Microsoft Office FrontPage (version 2003) or Dazzle DVC90 or Virtual Moon Altas Image or iTunes or LEARN Microsoft® Access xp
by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).
Description: stmain.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of the "My Files" folder - generally C:\Program Files\MSN Apps\ST\01.02.3000.1002\en-xu\.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 155,648 bytes (99% of all occurrences), 107,520 bytes, 143,360 bytes or 141,824 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 9394EDE7-C8B5-483E-8773-474BF36AF6E4. The program has no visible window. File stmain.dll is able to monitor Internet browser. There is no detailed description of this service. Stmain.dll is not a Windows system file. There is no information about the author of the file. stmain.dll is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 76% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You could uninstall the software Windows Live Toolbar or Acoustica Effects Pack using the "Add or Remove Programs" function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Add or Remove Programs).
Recommended: Identify stmain.dll related errors
External information from Tony Klein:
- This legitimate BHO (stmain.dll) is related to MSN Toolbar
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as stmain.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the stmain.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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