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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
Swg.dll is a program which was most likely installed by you, and it would not have been 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 swg.dll file is known as part of the Google Toolbarnotifier, and it is from Google, Inc. You may see this in your BHO objects (running in your browser) if you have installed the Google Toolbar software. Swg.dll is considered safe and is not considered to be spyware or adware related software. Visit swg.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 swg.dll location, where is it stored on my computer?
C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\2.0.301.7164\swg.dll is the location alhtough the version number may change in the path above.


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

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

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