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

what is bingext.dll?
Purpose of bingext.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. bingext.dll

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

Purpose of this file:
BingExt.dll is a file that most likely was installed by you at some point. Be sure to verify the exact hard drive location shown below as sometimes virus writers tend to name files the same and place them elsewhere on your computer. This file will run as a BHO in your browser everytime you browse the internet. This BingExt.dll software program is a Microsoft related toolbar and it goes by the name BingBar. It runs in your Internet Explorer browser. This file is considered safe and is not virus or spyware related software. Visit bingext.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 bingext.dll location, where is it stored on my computer?
This software can be found at "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingBar\BingExt.dll"


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, bingext.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. bingext.dll can also be used by other programs or software, as there is no standard on software program names what companies choose.

  • Is bingext.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 bingext.dll?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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    BingExt.dll is a file that most likely was installed by you at some point. Be sure to verify the exact hard drive location shown below as sometimes virus writers tend to name files the same and place them elsewhere on your computer. This file will run as a BHO in your browser everytime you browse the internet. This BingExt.dll software program is a Microsoft related toolbar and it goes by the name BingBar. It runs in your Internet Explorer browser. This file is considered safe and is not virus or spyware related software. This software can be found at "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingBar\BingExt.dll" Please feel free to check www.what-is-exe.com for any future lookups or updates, as this index is continually changing and expanding.