bho.dll - Is bho.dll trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is bho.dll?
Purpose of bho.dll:



Process or task name:

Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similiar spelling for these windows processes and tasks: bho.dll

File type:
Dll program - Files that have a dll extension are called modules/functions or programs loaded into memory.

Purpose of this file:
bho.dll is a file which most likely was installed by you as a BHO in your web browser. The file location is also listed below, and should always be verified as spyware writers will often use the same named file or like named files and just locate them elsewhere in attempts to fool you. This bho.dll file is part of Lexmark, and it runs every time you open your web browser. (When I first created this what-is-exe.com website, is was strange programs like this that made me create it to help others! :-) The problem with a file named BHO.DLL is that it is such a common name that many different legitimate programs may use this name, or many different spyware or viruses also, so you have to look at this one much closer and evaluate where it is located as you may have a different one then this. This is called the printable web feature of Lexmark used in your web browser. This file is considered safe and is not considered spyware, virus, or adware related. Visit bho.dll for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the bho.dll location, where is it stored on my computer?
C:\Program Files\Lexmark Printable Web\bho.dll is where this will be found on your system.


  • Is bho.dll spyware?
        No, this windows task is not spyware.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        No, this windows task is not popup or adware related software.

  • Is bho.dll considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

  • Would you recommend that I remove bho.dll?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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