WindowsSupportDll32.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 WindowsSupportDll32.dll is a Windows system file or if it belongs to an application that you can trust.
Description: WindowsSupportDll32.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. WindowsSupportDll32.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 23,944 bytes (49% of all occurrences), 86,016 bytes, 22,496 bytes, 93,576 bytes or 22,912 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. There is no file information. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The program has no visible window. There is no detailed description of this service. The WindowsSupportDll32.dll file is not a Windows core file. The file is certified by a trustworthy company. WindowsSupportDll32.dll is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 76% dangerous.
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Important: Some malware also uses the file name WindowsSupportDll32.dll, for example Adware.SearchProtect.H (detected by BitDefender), and Win32:SupTab-C [Adw] (detected by Avast). Therefore, you should check the WindowsSupportDll32.dll process on your PC to see if it is a threat. If Downloader 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 ▾
The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: Security Task Manager examines the active WindowsSupportDll32 process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known anti-malware tool tells you if the WindowsSupportDll32.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 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.