What is the cbfsMntNtf5.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 cbfsMntNtf5.dll process is also known as Mount Notifier and is a part of Callback File System. This software is produced by EldoS (www.eldos.com). An obsolete or defective version of cbfsMntNtf5.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Mount Notifier has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Mount Notifier 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)
- cbfsMntNtf5.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module cbfsMntNtf5.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about cbfsMntNtf5.dll Mount Notifier
cbfsMntNtf5.dll is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file cbfsMntNtf5.dll is found in a subdirectory of C:\Windows or sometimes in the C:\Windows\System32 directory.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 159,528 bytes (50% of all these files), 158,504 bytes or, as the case may be, 157,992 bytes.
The cbfsMntNtf5 file is not part of the Windows operating system. The application is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: ShellServiceObjectDelayLoad). The cbfsMntNtf5 file contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. The file has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. For this reason, 19% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
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 cbfsMntNtf5.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 cbfsMntNtf5?
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 Callback File System
To remove Mount Notifier 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 Callback File System in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if cbfsMntNtf5.dll (Mount Notifier) 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 Mount Notifier. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Mount Notifier 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 cbfsMntNtf5.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.