How to get rid of the 5mbrstub VirusSometimes the 5mbrstub file may cloak a virus. If your anti-virus software does not detect a virus, try using a supplementary free Anti-Malware scanner.
Other problems with 5mbrstub.dll
The 5mbrstub.dll process is also known as VER_DESCRIPTION and is a part of Mindspark Interactive Network or, as the case may be, VER_PRODUCT_NAME. This software is produced by VER_COMPANY_NAME. An obsolete or defective version of 5mbrstub.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- VER_DESCRIPTION has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- VER_DESCRIPTION has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- 5mbrstub.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module 5mbrstub.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about 5mbrstub.dll VER_DESCRIPTION
5mbrstub.dll is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. 5mbrstub.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 34,192 bytes (87% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 63,560 bytes.
This so-called dynamic link library (DLL) contains all the functions that have been transferred to a separate file. These transferred functions are available not only to this particular program, but can also be used by other applications. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. It possesses a digital signature from Verisign.com, which should confirm its trustworthiness. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. For this service - unlike Windows' own system services - there is no good description available. It can read anything that you enter on the keyboard. The file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. 5mbrstub.dll is capable of record keystrokes. For this reason, 72% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
Attention: If you find 5mbrstub.dll on your computer, please scan it with an anti-virus product. If your anti-virus software does not recognize it as being harmful, then please make sure that you have the latest update of the signature file, or check the file online. For this option, you may want to use Security Task Manager. Here, click on the process with the right mouse button and send the file to an online virus scanner.
What do other computer users say about 5mbrstub?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall Mindspark Interactive Network or VERMindspark Interactive Network or, as the case may be, VER_PRODUCT_NAMENAME
To remove VER_DESCRIPTION from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for Mindspark Interactive Network or VERMindspark Interactive Network or, as the case may be, VER_PRODUCT_NAMENAME in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if 5mbrstub.dll (VER_DESCRIPTION) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of VER_DESCRIPTION. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for VER_DESCRIPTION or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or 5mbrstub.dll is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.