What is the ActiveToolBand.dll component needed for?Simply stated, a DLL file is an unnamed executable file. It cannot be directly invoked, but it can be called by any executable Windows program.
The ActiveToolBand.dll process is also known as ActiveToolBand Module and is a part of Acer eDataSecurity Management. This software is produced by HiTRUST (hitrustalliance.net) or, as the case may be, Egis (www.egis-group.com). An obsolete or defective version of ActiveToolBand.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- ActiveToolBand Module has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- ActiveToolBand Module 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)
- ActiveToolBand.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module ActiveToolBand.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about ActiveToolBand.dll ActiveToolBand Module
ActiveToolBand.dll is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file ActiveToolBand.dll is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory.
The file size is 299,008 bytes.
This DLL file is a browser plug-in. This could mean that your Internet Explorer has been given additional useful capabilities. However, not all such plug-ins are worthwhile. Some just display advertisements or surreptitiously change your browser settings. The unique identifer of the browser plug-in is 83A2F9B1-01A2-4AA5-87D1-45B6B8505E96. This file contains no information about the producer or the version. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. As a plug-in of Windows Internet Explorer, this file has the ability to look over your shoulder as you browse the Web. There is no concrete documentation available for this service. It was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. To remove the file and its related software from your computer, click Programs in Control Panel For this reason, 58% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A ActiveToolBand.dll file has a 40% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". In this case, the file size is usually 312,880 bytes. The file has none of the usual file information, such as version number, etc. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The ActiveToolBand file contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. As a plug-in of Windows Internet Explorer, this file has the ability to look over your shoulder as you browse the Web. 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. The ActiveToolBand file is not part of the Windows operating system. You can use Windows Control Panel (Programs icon) to completely remove the software.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves ActiveToolBand.dll. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about ActiveToolBand?
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 Acer eDataSecurity Management
To remove ActiveToolBand Module from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate Acer eDataSecurity Management in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if ActiveToolBand.dll (ActiveToolBand Module) 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 ActiveToolBand Module. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for ActiveToolBand Module 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 ActiveToolBand.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.
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