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

what is viewbar.dll?
Purpose of viewbar.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: viewbar.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 part of the "viewpoint toolbar" and many are considering this offensive since it attempts to contact a server over the internet. Note that many other adware programs may use this name or a similiar file name, so the hard drive location should be verified. If you wish to delete or remove this program (note that it runs everytime you open your Internet Explorer browser), you should delete the entire viewpoint folder. If this were on my computer I would remove it immediately, as I have no use for this file. Visit viewbar.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 viewbar.dll location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found on your hard drive at C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Viewpoint Toolbar\ViewBar.dll


  • Is viewbar.dll spyware?
        No, this windows task is not spyware.

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

  • Would you recommend that I remove viewbar.dll?
        Yes, I would remove viewbar.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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