How to remove an StumbleUpon.dll error
StumbleUpon.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 StumbleUpon.dll belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.
StumbleUpon.dll file information
Description: The file StumbleUpon.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings" or sometimes in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
The file size on Windows 7/XP is 269,824 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 D44BBB61-E17F-4AE6-A502-8D7E0B29E616 or DB616CFF-D989-48A8-9C85-E2A8D56AB2CA. There is no file information. The program is not visible. File StumbleUpon.dll is able to monitor Internet browser. StumbleUpon.dll is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 58% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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If StumbleUpon.dll is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows, the security rating is 76% dangerous. The file size is 413,696 bytes (66% of all occurrences) or 421,888 bytes. The process has no file description. The program has no visible window. File StumbleUpon.dll is able to change the behavior or monitor Internet Explorer. There is no detailed description of this service. It is not a Windows system file.
External information from Tony Klein:
- This legitimate BHO (Stumble.dll, STUMBL~1.DLL) is related to Stumbleupon toolbar
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as StumbleUpon.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the StumbleUpon.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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