How to remove the The weDownload Manager BHO malware

Most antivirus programs classify The weDownload Manager-bho.dll as a harmful extension to Internet Explorer: for instance Adware.Crossid (detected by Symantec), and AppRider (detected by Sophos). Add-ons like this can display ads, slow down your computer and cause various other errors. If you can't remember installing the associated The weDownload Manager BHO software, it's no surprise. In most cases, this kind of adware is installed on the side when you install a freeware product like a Youtube Downloader or a PDF Converter. In the following selection, you can read more about The weDownload Manager BHO and how to get rid of it.

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The weDownload Manager-bho.dll file information

The process known as The weDownload Manager BHO or The weDownload Manager belongs to software The weDownload Manager by weDownload.

Description: The weDownload Manager-bho.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The weDownload Manager-bho.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 629,248 bytes (25% of all occurrences), 501,760 bytes and 4 more variants. 
This .dll file is a Browser Helper Object (BHO) that runs automatically every time you start your web browser. BHOs are not stopped by personal firewalls, because they are identified by the firewall as part of the browser itself. BHOs are often used by adware and spyware. IDs used by this BHO include 11111111-1111-1111-1111-110411901174 or 11111111-1111-1111-1111-110611181162. The program has no visible window. The weDownload Manager-bho.dll is able to change the behavior of, or monitor Internet Explorer. The The weDownload Manager-bho.dll file is not a Windows core file. The weDownload Manager-bho.dll is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 54% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: If you encounter difficulties with The weDownload Manager-bho.dll, you could uninstall The weDownload Manager from your computer using the Control Panel applet Uninstall a Program.

Recommended: Identify The weDownload Manager-bho.dll related errors

Important: You should check the The weDownload Manager-bho.dll process on your PC to see if it is a threat. If The weDownload Manager BHO has changed your browser's search engine and start page, you can recover your browser's default settings as follows:

Reset default browser settings for Internet-Explorer ▾
  1. In Internet Explorer, press the key combination Alt + X to open the Tools menu.
  2. Click Internet options.
  3. Click the Advanced tab.
  4. Click the Reset... button.
  5. Enable the Delete personal settings option.
This will reset your Internet Explorer to its default settings. Your browser will start with the familiar start page and search engine—without popups, ads, cookies, but all browser add-ons are deleted too [1]. Make cleaning up your browser and your computer simpler and safer with Security Task Manager.


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Best practices for resolving The weDownload Manager-bho issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: ASecurity Task Manager examines the active The weDownload Manager-bho process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known Banti-malware tool tells you if the The weDownload Manager-bho.dll on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. 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.

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