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

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



Process or task name:

Be sure to always double check your spelling if you are concerned about spyware, as often spyware will use a very similiar spelling of system processes or other common 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.


Note on file and folder locations: Remember that although many files are always in default file locations, some files can easily be moved to different locations or change names like many virus, spyware, or malware do. If you suspect you have a virus or spyware, check to see if you see a similiar names stored elsewhere. It always helps to check your tasklist also to see what is currently running on your computer. You can always view the tasklist on your computer by pressing ctrl-alt-del to view your "task manager", and then click the "processes" tab. This will show you all tasks running on your computer. Dll files will NOT show on your computer tasklist, as dll files are actually part of other processes. You may see similiar program names running if spyware or adware is on your computer, for example, bho.dll may be slightly misspelled to keep you from finding it, or spyware and adware may be named very similiar to a system file. Make sure always check the location of tasks or processes if you are concerned. bho.dll can also be used by other programs or software, as there is no standard on software program names what companies choose.

  • Is bho.dll spyware?
        No.

  • Is this considered adware or popup related?
        No.

  • Is this considered a virus or trojan?
        No.

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

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    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. C:\Program Files\Lexmark Printable Web\bho.dll is where this will be found on your system. Please feel free to check www.what-is-exe.com for any future lookups or updates, as this index is continually changing and expanding.