What is hooxpot.dll?

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

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Hooxpot.dll file information

The process known as For all your hooking needs or Dexpot Global Hook Library belongs to software Dexpot or Sebastian Brands und Patrick Dubbert by Dexpot GbR (

Description: Hooxpot.dll is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The hooxpot.dll file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\ or in a subfolder of the user's profile folder or in a subfolder of the user's "Documents" folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 45,568 bytes (34% of all occurrences), 32,768 bytes and 7 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 is not visible. The service has no detailed description. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The file is not a Windows system file. Hooxpot.dll is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 69% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: The developer Dexpot provides a support site for assistance, and an uninstaller (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program ⇒ Dexpot GbR or Dexpot).

Recommended: Identify hooxpot.dll related errors

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

a dexpot .dll - a virtual desktop programm
  gambetti   (further information)
Excellent Virtual desktop - not dangerous
This is a file of the program Dexpot. No problem from my point of view.
part of Dexpot Virtual Desktop
    (further information)

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Summary: Average user rating of hooxpot.dll: based on 15 votes with 4 user comments. 14 users think hooxpot.dll is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless.

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Best practices for resolving hooxpot issues

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