Is swg.dll safe?
Swg.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 swg.dll belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.
Swg.dll file information
The process known as GoogleToolbarNotifier belongs to software GoogleToolbarNotifier or Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer or My Book Device Driver or TAS BOOKS Basic (version v7) or BP iRAS (version 4.0 Suite for Passport) or TuneUp Utilities (version 2008) or Microsoft Office Word Viewer or v2.3 NSHP CECPV Calculator by Google (toolbar.google.com).
Description: Swg.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file swg.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 325,048 bytes (18% of all occurrences), 668,656 bytes and 28 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. IDs used by this BHO are AF69DE43-7D58-4638-B6FA-CE66B5AD205D or AF69DE43-7D58-4638-B6FA-CE66B5AD205D=. The program is not visible. It is able to monitor Internet browsers. There is no detailed description of this service. The file is not a Windows core file. The file has a digital signature. The swg.dll file is a Verisign signed file. Swg.dll is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 48% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
It is possible to uninstall Google Toolbar for Internet software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 7/Vista), turn to the software developer, Google, for advice or update the program.
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