What is the_blinkx_bho.dll?

The_blinkx_bho.dll is a browser extension for Internet Explorer. This add-on enables several additional functions for Internet Explorer. You can disable it through the Extras menu (key combination Alt + X) under Manage Add-ons. The following paragraph provides more information about the_blinkx_bho.dll.

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The_blinkx_bho.dll file information

The process known as the_blinkx_bho.dll appears to belong to software blinkx Remote Toolbar or blinkx Video Toolbar by unknown.

Description: The_blinkx_bho.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The_blinkx_bho.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 147,968 bytes (85% of all occurrences), 167,936 bytes or 151,552 bytes. 
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 0069B690-7A2B-41C5-98CA-9F535B4C8532. The file is a file with no information about its developer. The program is not visible. It is able to monitor web browsers. The service has no detailed description. The the_blinkx_bho.dll file is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 83% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If problems with the_blinkx_bho.dll come up, you can also do the following:
  1) safely remove the program using the uninstall program of blinkx Remote Toolbar or blinkx Video Toolbar (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program)
  2) use the software publisher's support.

Recommended: Identify the_blinkx_bho.dll related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as the_blinkx_bho.dll. Therefore, you should check the the_blinkx_bho.dll process on your PC to see if it is a threat. If the_blinkx_bho.dll 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.


User Comments

This is part of blinkx Remote Toolbar
Its is a toolbar designed for Internet Explorer

Summary: Average user rating of the_blinkx_bho.dll: based on 2 votes with 2 user comments. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger.

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Best practices for resolving the_blinkx_bho issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: ASecurity Task Manager examines the active the_blinkx_bho process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known Banti-malware tool tells you if the the_blinkx_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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