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What is the BingExt.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 BingExt.dll process is also known as Bing Client Extensions or, as the case may be, Extensions du client Bing and is a part of BingBar Setup or, as the case may be, Bing Bar. This software is produced by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com). An obsolete or defective version of BingExt.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about BingExt.dll Bing Client Extensions

BingExt.dll is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. BingExt.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 1,307,728 bytes (26% of all these files), 1,307,928 bytes as well as 10 other variants.
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 d2ce3e00-f94a-4740-988e-03dc2f38c34f or, as the case may be, 1dad3af3-ef2f-4f64-ac4b-11789189fcb6. This process does not appear as a visible window, but only in 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. The service has no characteristics or description of its own. This is unusual. The BingExt file is not part of the Windows operating system. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). BingExt.dll is capable of interpret keystrokes. For this reason, 59% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

A BingExt.dll file has a 60% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME". In this case, the file size is usually 1,431,712 bytes. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The file attaches itself to Internet Explorer, the standard Windows browser, possibly in order to monitor surfing activity. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). There is no concrete documentation available for this service. The BingExt file is not part of the Windows operating system. BingExt.dll is capable of interpret keystrokes.

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 BingExt.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 BingExt?

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 BingBar Setup or Bing Bar

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To remove Bing Client Extensions from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Look for BingBar Setup or Bing Bar in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

How to tell if BingExt.dll (Bing Client Extensions) 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 Bing Client Extensions. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Bing Client Extensions 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 BingExt.dll is causing problems for you, a good Registry Cleaner 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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