What is TempIadHide3.dll?

TempIadHide3.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 TempIadHide3.dll is a Windows system file or if it belongs to an application that you can trust.

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TempIadHide3.dll file information

The process known as IAdHide belongs to software BackWeb IAdHide by BackWeb (

Description: TempIadHide3.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file TempIadHide3.dll is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder or sometimes in the C:\Windows folder or in C:\ (usually C:\Windows\ or C:\Documents and Settings\*username*\Local Settings\). The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 24,576 bytes. 
A .dll file (Dynamic Link Library) is a special type of Windows program containing functions that other programs can call. This .dll file can be injected to all running processes and can change or manipulate their behavior. The program has no visible window. The service has no detailed description. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. TempIadHide3.dll is not a Windows core file. TempIadHide3.dll is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. TempIadHide3.dll appears to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 67% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Recommended: Identify TempIadHide3.dll related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as TempIadHide3.dll. Therefore, you should check the TempIadHide3.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.


User Comments

It's not a virus, and not dangerous.
  Josie   (further information)
I have this File on my PC and I do not own any Logitech hardware. I believe it does record key strokes
It Removed My Documents From My Desktop & Now I Can't Get It Back & When I Do It Dissapears.
  Mushy Peas  
Kodak EasyShare and HP Software Updaters and others
  dlongan   (further information)
It does not belong on my pc [spyware]
I have a logitech webcam, this .dll is in my Internet Explorer cache though.
  Paco the Taco  
I have an hp printer, and a logitech camera and the date created is consistant with when I installed the two on my system
It installed itself (in XP Pro) to a *Hidden Folder* under Documents&Settings\{me-the-user}\Local Settings. Why hide if it's legit?
tempiadhide = temp i ad hide. Looks dangerous when it is spread apart....
My computer became infected with VUNDO which placed files everywhere. I thought I had the problem solved using several removal utilities. Wrong! My anti virus program pops up stating Vundo is seeking accesss. The file path ended with TempIadhide.dll. It does not appear to be associated with any program. The auther is Backweb. I believe it to be malware.
It's a driver for Kodak and Logitech web cams, no problem at all.

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of TempIadHide3.dll: based on 11 votes with 11 user comments. 3 users think TempIadHide3.dll is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. 2 users suspect danger. 3 users think TempIadHide3.dll is dangerous and recommend removing it. 2 users don't grade TempIadHide3.dll ("not sure about it").

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Best practices for resolving TempIadHide3 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with TempIadHide3. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the TempIadHide3.dll process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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