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: ceres.dll
Dll program - Files that have a dll extension are called modules/functions or programs loaded into memory.
Purpose of this file:
This file is appearing with regularity as an adware and spyware related module. This dll program is from "Ceres Abetterinternet", and this file is a browser helper object that runs whenever you start your browsing. (This is also related to the buddy.exe spyware or adware program). If this were on my pc, I would immediately remove this from my BHO list, otherwise it will continually run everytime you open your browser.
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What is the ceres.dll location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found at: C:\windows\ceres.dll
Is ceres.dll spyware?
Yes. This is considered a spyware related program.
Is this software task considered adware or malware?
Yes. This is advertising related, so it is considered adware and may be causing popup windows on your computer.
Is ceres.dll considered a virus or trojan?
No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.
Would you recommend that I remove ceres.dll?
Yes, I would remove ceres.dll if it was on my computer. If you wish to do this, and you get an error message because you cannot access it, you should first terminate the task in your tasklist and then attempt to add it to your recycle bin again.