What is the CmdLineExt03.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.
We were unfortunately not able to determine with certainty who the developer or the producer of the CmdLineExt03 process is, or what software package it might belong to. An obsolete or defective version of CmdLineExt03.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- CmdLineExt03.dll has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- CmdLineExt03.dll 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)
- CmdLineExt03.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module CmdLineExt03.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about CmdLineExt03.dll CmdLineExt03.dll
CmdLineExt03.dll is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file CmdLineExt03.dll is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory.
The file size is 43,520 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 CmdLineExt03 file does not contain any exact product information, as would normally be expected today. This CmdLineExt03.dll process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The CmdLineExt03 file is not part of the Windows operating system. The CmdLineExt03 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. For this service - unlike Windows' own system services - there is no good description available. CmdLineExt03.dll appears to be a file that was compressed by an EXE-Packer. This technique is often used by trojans to keep the file size small and also hamper debugging efforts. However, this in itself is not sufficient reason to presume malicious intent, since even well-intentioned, professional software producers take advantage of compressed files. For this reason, 79% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A CmdLineExt03.dll file has a 82% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME". In this case, the file size is usually 43,520 bytes (66% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 90,112 bytes. This file contains no information about the producer or the version. CmdLineExt03.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 application does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. For this service - unlike Windows' own system services - there is no good description available. The file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system.
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 CmdLineExt03.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 CmdLineExt03?
|Seems to come from games - and perhaps it has som kind of spy-attitude. Solution is to run "regsvr32 /u cmdlineext03.dll" and then rename it. (further information...) |
|Hacker process... somehow gets on your system through the use of games... or so it seems. Delete it. (further information...) |
|runs from temp directory i think its not a friendly programm ;) |
|This file is part of some copy protections that come with games, and also leaves a massive hole in several ports on your system. Game may not run with it in quarantine, reinstall will fix game if need be. |
|while I was playing with viruses one made it so I couldn't right click on exes, using ShellExView I disabled it and I can right click again! |
Summary: 13 users judge CmdLineExt03.dll to be an essential file that should not be touched. 5 users consider it harmless. However, 10 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 21 users have already deleted CmdLineExt03.dll. source: file.net
How to uninstall unknown
To remove CmdLineExt03.dll 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 unknown in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if CmdLineExt03.dll (CmdLineExt03.dll) 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 CmdLineExt03.dll. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for CmdLineExt03.dll 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 CmdLineExt03.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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