What is updatebhoWin32.dll?

The genuine updatebhoWin32.dll file is a software component of ChatVibes Toolbar by ChatVibes.
UpdatebhoWin32.dll is a DLL (Dynamic Link Library) file that belongs to the ChatVibes Toolbar, an instant messenger integrated into Facebook. DLL files store data, code and resources needed by one or more programs in order to function correctly. This file is a Browser Helper Object (BHO) that adds program functionality to Microsoft's Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. This is not a critical Windows component and should be removed if known to cause problems. The ChatVibes Toolbar is a freeware program used for making video calls from a Facebook account. The program is based on Adobe Flash. It integrates with Facebook and can be accessed through the chat menu by clicking the camera icon. ChatVibes offers support for only Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. ChatVibes Ltd. is an Israeli developer and marketer of browser based plugins and extensions for social media websites such as their flagship product, the ChatVibes Toolbar. The company also develops video conferencing and instant messaging technology. ChatVibes was founded in 2010 and is currently headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel.

UpdateBHOWin32 stands for Update for Chatvibes Browser Helper Object (Windows 32-bit)

UpdatebhoWin32.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 Browser Companion Helper Verifier.

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UpdatebhoWin32.dll file information

The process known as Browser Companion Helper Verifier or Chatvibes Browser Helper Verifier or ReImage Helper Verifier belongs to software BrowserCompanion or Browser Companion Helper Verifier or ReImageCompanion by Metabar or Blabbers Communications or Trioris (

Description: UpdatebhoWin32.dll is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. UpdatebhoWin32.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 141,104 bytes (77% of all occurrences), 140,784 bytes and 6 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 618840C6-3782-42e8-86C6-4342B8B2A856 or 963B125B-8B21-49A2-A3A8-E37092276531 or 7 more variants. The program is not visible. UpdatebhoWin32.dll is able to monitor web browsers. UpdatebhoWin32.dll is not a Windows core file. It is digitally signed. Therefore the technical security rating is 51% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: The software vendor offers the option to do the following:
  • ask for help from Support [1][2]
  • uninstall the software BrowserCompanion or GinyasBrowserCompanion using the Uninstall a Program function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Uninstall a Program)

Recommended: Identify updatebhoWin32.dll related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as updatebhoWin32.dll, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the updatebhoWin32.dll process on your PC to see if it is a threat. If Browser Companion Helper Verifier 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 updatebhoWin32 issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: ASecurity Task Manager examines the active updatebhoWin32 process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known Banti-malware tool tells you if the updatebhoWin32.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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