dsmana~1.dll - Is dsmana~1.dll trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is dsmana~1.dll?
Purpose of dsmana~1.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: dsmana~1.dll

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

Purpose of this file:
This program is a known spyware program, and can alter your browser settings and even force you to a different search engine (even when entering a site like google, this can force you to a different location and display many ads to you). This occurs because the DLL file is actually running in your browser whenever you use Internet Explorer. This file should be removed as it is considered adware or spyware, and can cause very annoying results. The file location is below. Visit dsmana~1.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 dsmana~1.dll location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found on your hard drive at C:\WINDOWS\System32\DSMANA~1.DLL

  • Is dsmana~1.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 dsmana~1.dll considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

  • Would you recommend that I remove dsmana~1.dll?
        Yes, I would remove dsmana~1.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.

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