What is WhoRU.dll?

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

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WhoRU.dll file information

The process known as Whoru.dll belongs to software Gaming Mouse or Navigator (version 805) or Genius NetScroll+ Mini or Scroll Mouse or Genius NetScroll+ Traveler by unknown.

Description: WhoRU.dll is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. WhoRU.dll is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder or sometimes in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or in the "C:\Program Files" folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 45,056 bytes (94% of all occurrences) or 28,672 bytes. 
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. It is a file with no information about its developer. The program is not visible. The service has no detailed description. WhoRU.dll is not a Windows system file. The WhoRU.dll file is able to record keyboard inputs. WhoRU.dll is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 99% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as WhoRU.dll. Therefore, you should check the WhoRU.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

Genius NetScroll+ Mouse Driver
  Matt   (further information)
Original Genius dll
  Georg Rath  
Installed by Genius
Genius NetScroll+ Mouse Driver, not harmless!
Genius ddl
mouse driver
File relates to Genius wireless.
Genius mouse
  Omar C. Biga  
Genius NetScroll Optical Mouse
Genius Mouse Control Panel

Summary: Average user rating of WhoRU.dll: based on 23 votes with 11 user comments. 23 users think WhoRU.dll is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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Best practices for resolving WhoRU issues

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