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

what is siteadv.dll?
Purpose of siteadv.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: siteadv.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 SiteAdv.dll file was most likely installed by you in the past, as it would not have been preinstalled software on your computer. The exact disk and folder location is also shown below, so you can verify this file is in the right location and is not virus, adware, or spyware related in any way. Writers of spyware and adware will often use similiar or like names, and then place those files in other locations in an attempt to fool you into thinking it is a good file. This file is part of the site advisor software, and this program is a BHO browser module that runs in your Internet Explorer. If you are deleting or removing files on your computer as a spyware removal protection method, then note that this is not considered to be spyware, adware, or virus related. It is considered safe and does not need to be removed. Visit siteadv.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 siteadv.dll location, where is it stored on my computer?
C:\Program Files\SiteAdvisor\6253\SiteAdv.dll is the exact location where this BHO file will be found.

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

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

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