How to remove an surfcanyon.dll error
Surfcanyon.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 surfcanyon.dll belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.
Surfcanyon.dll file information
The process known as Fast Search for Internet Explorer or Surf Canyon Search Engine Assistant for Internet Explorer or Fast Search by Surf Canyon for Internet Explorer or Surf Canyon Search Engine Assistant (version (v1.1.3))
belongs to software Fast Search by Surf Canyon or Fast Search or Surf Canyon Search Engine Assistant or Surf Canyon Search Engine
by Surf Canyon.
Description: surfcanyon.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 185,480 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 155,784 bytes and 4 more variants.
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 5AB7104A-B71F-49AD-9154-F7F8806AE848. The program has no visible window. It is able to monitor Internet browser. The file is not a Windows core file. The file has a digital signature. The file is a Verisign signed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 37% dangerous.
You have the option to completely remove Fast Search or Fast Search by Surf Canyon (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs).
Recommended: Identify surfcanyon.dll related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as surfcanyon.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the surfcanyon.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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