What is wblind.dll?

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

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Wblind.dll file information

The process known as WindowBlinds (version (32 bit XP), (32 bit XP) for x64 XP) belongs to software WindowBlinds (version 7) or AlienGUIse Theme Manager by Stardock ( or Stardock.Net (

Description: Wblind.dll is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The wblind.dll file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 529,512 bytes (26% of all occurrences), 488,523 bytes and 19 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 program has no visible window. There is no detailed description of this service. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. Wblind.dll is not a Windows system file. You can uninstall this program in the Control Panel. Wblind.dll is able to monitor applications and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 60% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If problems with wblind.dll occur, you can also uninstall WindowBlinds or Theme Manager software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 10/8/7).

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as wblind.dll, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the wblind.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

Depends.changes your computer skin. I'm pretty sure this isnt a virus and the new version wont be a RAM hog. NOte older versions are a ram hog
WindowBlinds is a program that enables users to personalize their Windows XP PC with thousands of different visual styles.
  Max K   (further information)
Desktop enhancement file, from Stardock
This is windows blind's a program to change the textured of ur computer. i
not dangerous uses up a lot of ram that depending on your resolution
love this cool prog, makes desktop accualy worth loking and staring at
Desktop enhancement file, from Stardock
WindowBlinds Perfect to change the skin of APPs.
  Matury   (further information)
Used for Personalizing and Improving the way windows looks
  Nicomo   (further information)

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Summary: Average user rating of wblind.dll: based on 13 votes with 9 user comments. 10 users think wblind.dll is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving wblind issues

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

To help you analyze the wblind.dll process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity 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. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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