What is umxsbxexw.dll?

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

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Umxsbxexw.dll file information

The process known as User mode executive module helper DLL belongs to software Host Intrusion Prevention System or Tiny Desktop Firewall (version 2005 Pro, 2005) or Tiny Firewall by CA ( or Tiny Software ( or Computer Associates International (

Description: Umxsbxexw.dll is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Umxsbxexw.dll is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 113,144 bytes (36% of all occurrences), 113,232 bytes and 4 more variants. 
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 umxsbxexw.dll file is not a Windows system file. The program is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: AppInit_DLLs). The program has no visible window. The service has no detailed description. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The file is a file with no information about its developer. Umxsbxexw.dll is a Verisign signed file. The file has a digital signature. Umxsbxexw.dll is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 50% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If problems with umxsbxexw.dll occur, you can also use the software publisher's support site or uninstall HIPS 2 or HIPSCC from your computer using the Control Panel applet Uninstall a Program.

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Important: Some malware disguises itself as umxsbxexw.dll, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the umxsbxexw.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

Das ist ein Teil der Tiny Personal Firewall.
  Vampire   (further information)
Part of Tiny Personal Firewall (v6)
Yes it belongs to Tiny Personal Firewall, Lavasoft's Adwatch picks it up on the registery change, Spysweeper on the other habd doesn't.

Summary: Average user rating of umxsbxexw.dll: based on 3 votes with 3 user comments. 3 users think umxsbxexw.dll is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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Best practices for resolving umxsbxexw issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with umxsbxexw. 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 umxsbxexw.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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