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What is the DpOtsPluginIe8.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 DpOtsPluginIe8.dll process is also known as DigitalPersona OTS Feedback component and is a part of DigitalPersona Pro or, as the case may be, HP ProtectTools Security Manager. This software is produced by DigitalPersona (www.digitalpersona.com). An obsolete or defective version of DpOtsPluginIe8.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 DpOtsPluginIe8.dll DigitalPersona OTS Feedback component

DpOtsPluginIe8.dll is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file DpOtsPluginIe8.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 1,471,824 bytes (42% of all these files), 1,256,512 bytes, 1,471,752 bytes or, as the case may be, 1,262,856 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 395610AE-C624-4f58-B89E-23733EA00F9A. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. It can analyze your Internet behavior, since it acts like an Internet Explorer plug-in. The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. The DpOtsPluginIe8 file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. The original file is digitally signed. Check your file. For this reason, 29% 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 DpOtsPluginIe8.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 DpOtsPluginIe8?

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 DigitalPersona Pro or HP ProtectTools Security Manager

DpOtsPluginIe8.dll  DigitalPersona OTS Feedback component fix

To remove DigitalPersona OTS Feedback component 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 DigitalPersona Pro or HP ProtectTools Security Manager in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

How to tell if DpOtsPluginIe8.dll (DigitalPersona OTS Feedback component) 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 DigitalPersona OTS Feedback component. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for DigitalPersona OTS Feedback component 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 DpOtsPluginIe8.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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