What is the DiscoverSOANHelper.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 DiscoverSOANHelper.dll process is also known as DiscoverSOAN Helper Module and is a part of Secure Online Account Numbers or, as the case may be, Discover SOAN Module. This software is produced by Orbiscom Ltd. All rights reserved (www.orbiscom.com). An obsolete or defective version of DiscoverSOANHelper.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- DiscoverSOAN Helper Module has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- DiscoverSOAN Helper 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)
- DiscoverSOANHelper.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module DiscoverSOANHelper.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about DiscoverSOANHelper.dll DiscoverSOAN Helper Module
DiscoverSOANHelper.dll is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. DiscoverSOANHelper.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
The file size is 109,056 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 435EAA86-D32B-484F-869C-53745FCB1642. This DiscoverSOANHelper program does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. As a plug-in of Windows Internet Explorer, this file has the ability to look over your shoulder as you browse the Web. It is unusual for the service not to provide any indication of how and why it is required. It is no part of Microsoft Windows. For this reason, 66% 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 DiscoverSOANHelper.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 DiscoverSOANHelper?
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 Secure Online Account Numbers or Discover SOAN Module
To remove DiscoverSOAN Helper 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 Secure Online Account Numbers or Discover SOAN Module in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if DiscoverSOANHelper.dll (DiscoverSOAN Helper 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 DiscoverSOAN Helper Module. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for DiscoverSOAN Helper 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 DiscoverSOANHelper.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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