googletoolbar_32.dll - Is googletoolbar_32.dll trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is googletoolbar_32.dll?
Purpose of googletoolbar_32.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: googletoolbar_32.dll

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

Purpose of this file:
GoogleToolbar_32.dll is a program that most likely was installed by you. This program is a browser helper object, known as BHO, and it comes with the Google toolbar installation. The actual hard drive location is also shown below. If you have this then this is running everytime you open Internet Explorer, it does various things like add a free popup blocker and google search directly on your browser toolbar. (Note that you can view all BHO and startup programs running on your computer by running a software program like Complete Cleanup). This GoogleToolbar_32.dll file is most often found on IE but now has versions for Firefox also. This file is safe and is not considered virus or spyware related. Visit googletoolbar_32.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 googletoolbar_32.dll location, where is it stored on my computer?
C:\Program Files\Google\Google Toolbar\GoogleToolbar_32.dll is where this is found on your disk.

  • Is googletoolbar_32.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 googletoolbar_32.dll considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

  • Would you recommend that I remove googletoolbar_32.dll?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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