What is TeraCopyExt.dll?

The genuine TeraCopyExt.dll file is a software component of TeraCopy by Code Sector.
TeraCopyExt.dll is a DLL (Dynamic Link Library) file that is associated with TeraCopy, a program designed to copy and move files at the maximum possible speed. DLL files store data, code and resources needed by one or more programs in order to function correctly. This file is not a critical Windows component and should be removed if known to cause problems. TeraCopy uses dynamically adjusted buffers to reduce the seek times and asynchronous copying to speed up the file transfer between two physical hard drives. The program also features the ability to pause transfers and resume them at a later time. During a copy error, TeraCopy will repeatedly try to recover, however, if it cannot, it will simply skip the file, and not simply terminate the whole transfer. The files which failed to transfer are displayed in a list in the end, allowing the user to fix the problem and recopy only the problematic files. TeraCopy integrates with the Windows shell, thereby completely replacing the default Explorer 'copy' and 'move' functions. Code Sector is an Australian company that develops utility software for the Microsoft Windows and Google Android platforms. The company was founded in 1999 with the objective of developing personal and small-business applications. Code Sector is headquartered in Sydney, Australia.

TeraCopyExt stands for TeraCopy Shell Extension

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

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TeraCopyExt.dll file information

The process known as TeraCopy (version 2.12, 2.27, 2.1) belongs to software TeraCopy (version 2.0 beta 4a, 2.0 beta 3) by Code Sector (

Description: TeraCopyExt.dll is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. TeraCopyExt.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 305,664 bytes (92% of all occurrences) or 427,520 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. There is no description of the program. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The program is not visible. The service has no detailed description. TeraCopyExt.dll is not a Windows core file. The process can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. Therefore the technical security rating is 69% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If there are any problems with TeraCopyExt.dll, you could also do the following:
  • search the support area on the Teracopy website
  • update the program
  • uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Uninstall a Program > TeraCopy or TeraCopy 2.0 beta 4a)

Recommended: Identify TeraCopyExt.dll related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as TeraCopyExt.dll, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the TeraCopyExt.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

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Summary: Average user rating of TeraCopyExt.dll: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks TeraCopyExt.dll is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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Best practices for resolving TeraCopyExt issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with TeraCopyExt. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic 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 6resmon 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 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the TeraCopyExt.dll process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity 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. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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