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What is the browsermngr.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 browsermngr.dll process is also known as Protector and is a part of Application Manager or, as the case may be, bProtector for Windows. This software is produced by PerformerSoft. An obsolete or defective version of browsermngr.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 browsermngr.dll Protector

browsermngr.dll is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Browsermngr.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 2,139,168 bytes (75% of all these files), 2,232,272 bytes, 2,231,248 bytes or, as the case may be, 2,105,376 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 application is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: AppInit_DLLs). The file has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. The browsermngr file is not part of the Windows operating system. The browsermngr file also can also affect other applications by changing their properties. Such manipulation can cause an application to do things other than what it is intended to do. The application does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. There is no concrete documentation available for this service. Browsermngr.dll is capable of record keystrokes as well as supervise programs. For this reason, 69% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

A browsermngr.dll file has a 74% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME". In this case, the file size is usually 2,139,168 bytes (60% of all these files), 2,105,376 bytes or, as the case may be, 2,075,680 bytes. For this service - unlike Windows' own system services - there is no good description available. Browsermngr.dll also can also affect other applications by changing their properties. Such manipulation can cause an application to do things other than what it is intended to do. The file is no part of Microsoft Windows. This browsermngr.dll process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. It has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: AppInit_DLLs). Browsermngr.dll is capable of track other applications as well as record 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 browsermngr.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 browsermngr?

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 Application Manager or bProtector for Windows

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

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate Application Manager or bProtector for Windows in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if browsermngr.dll (Protector) 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 Protector. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Protector 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 browsermngr.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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