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

what is starwood.dll?
Purpose of starwood.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. starwood.dll

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

Purpose of this file:
Starwood.dll is an DLL program that runs in your IE browser and it is from Starwood Hotel. This file would have been installed by you and would not have come preinstalled on your computer. The actual disk location is also listed below, always verify where its located on your hard drive, as this makes sure it is not spyware or adware simply placed elsewhere on your computer, and using the same name in an attempt to fool you. This is for Starwood Hotels, if you log on to the Starwood hotel site often, or if you often stay at Starwood hotels, then this is ok to leave. It is ok to remove this (use a BHO remover if it has no uninstall), but this file is safe to leave and its purpose is to use for those signing on to the Starwood hotel website. This file is considered safe and is not spyware or adware related. Visit starwood.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 starwood.dll location, where is it stored on my computer?
C:\WINDOWS\system32\starwood.dll is where this DLL object is found.


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

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

  • View All Tasks and Processes
    Starwood.dll is an DLL program that runs in your IE browser and it is from Starwood Hotel. This file would have been installed by you and would not have come preinstalled on your computer. The actual disk location is also listed below, always verify where its located on your hard drive, as this makes sure it is not spyware or adware simply placed elsewhere on your computer, and using the same name in an attempt to fool you. This is for Starwood Hotels, if you log on to the Starwood hotel site often, or if you often stay at Starwood hotels, then this is ok to leave. It is ok to remove this (use a BHO remover if it has no uninstall), but this file is safe to leave and its purpose is to use for those signing on to the Starwood hotel website. This file is considered safe and is not spyware or adware related. C:\WINDOWS\system32\starwood.dll is where this DLL object is found. Please feel free to check www.what-is-exe.com for any future lookups or updates, as this index is continually changing and expanding.