What is Toolbar.dll?
Toolbar.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 Toolbar.dll belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.
Toolbar.dll file information
The process known as FreeCause Toolbar or IE Toolbar or Internet Explorer Toolba or IE Toolbar Engine or iSearch Toolbar or WebSearch Toolbar Browser Object or utilbar or Application Support File
belongs to software ToolbarBrowser or SweetIM For Internet Explorer or AddThis Toolbar or Dogpile Bundle Toolbar or IE Toolba or AOL Toolbar or Gamers Unite! Snag Bar or SocialRibbons (version LP 1, LP2, LP5, LP4) or IE Toolbar or WebSearch Toolbar or FreeCause Toolbar or Dogpile Toolbar or Nectar Search Toolbar or InboxDollars or BucksBee Loyalty Plugin - OpenInstall or MyPoints Point Finder or Shopping4Causes Shopping Plugin or Webs Credits (version 2) or MyPoints Toolbar or BucksBee Loyalty Plugin - Softonic or Slownik LING or Pink Ribbon Toolbar or IBM Toolbar or CoolChaser Toolbar or MouseHunt Toolbar or Gaia Online Toolbar or AIR MILES TOOLBAR or iSearch Toolbar
by ToolbarBrowser.com or IE Toolbar (www.debugbar.com) or Macrogaming (www.macrogaming.net) or Velocity Services or iDownload.com (www.idownload.com) or Macrogaming LTD (www.sweetim.com) or WebSearch (www.websearch.com) or Savings Apps.
Description: Toolbar.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file Toolbar.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" (e.g. c:\program files\aol toolbar\ or C:\Program Files\TrustyHound-TB\).
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 552,960 bytes (15% of all occurrences), 548,992 bytes and 96 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 8952A998-1E7E-4716-B23D-3DBE03910972 or 71821EC4-3CD6-11D6-AEC6-000102AC7057 or 83 more variants. The program is not visible. It is not a Windows core file. It is able to monitor Internet browsers. Toolbar.dll is able to record inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 55% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
If there are any problems with Toolbar.dll, you may also do the following:
1) uninstall SweetIM For Internet Explorer or AddThis Toolbar from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs"
2) search the support area on the Sweetim website
3) make sure that you have installed the latest version.
Recommended: Identify Toolbar.dll related errors
If Toolbar.dll is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 70% dangerous. The file size is 409,600 bytes. The program is not visible. The service has no detailed description. It is not a Windows core file. The file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The Toolbar.dll file is able to monitor Internet browsers. Toolbar.dll is able to record inputs.
If Toolbar.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 62% dangerous. The file size is 2,310,144 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 1,567,744 bytes or 722,288 bytes.
The program is not visible. The file is not a Windows core file. There is no file information. Toolbar.dll is able to change the behavior or monitor Internet Explorer.
Toolbar.dll is able to record inputs and monitor applications.
If there are any problems with Toolbar.dll, you may also uninstall Gamers Unite! Snag Bar from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs".
If Toolbar.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files", the security rating is 70% dangerous. The file size is 20,992 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 24,576 bytes.
If Toolbar.dll is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 82% dangerous. The file size is 385,024 bytes.
External information from Tony Klein:
- This spyware BHO (Toolbar.dll) is related to HuntBar
- This BHO (toolbar.dll) is related to SubmitWolf
- This spyware BHO (toolbar.dll, toolbar_.dll) is related to iSearch toolbar
Important: Some malware also uses the file name Toolbar.dll, for example SearchIt or Softomate (detected by Sophos), and Adware.Gen or Spyware.ISearch (detected by Symantec). Therefore, you should check the Toolbar.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.
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