What is the escort.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 escort.dll process is also known as escort.dll and is a part of Funmoods or, as the case may be, esnips Toolbar. This software is produced by Funmoods BHO or, as the case may be, esnips (www.esnips.com). An obsolete or defective version of escort.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- escort.dll has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- escort.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)
- escort.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module escort.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about escort.dll escort.dll
escort.dll is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file escort.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 243,664 bytes (84% of all these files), 221,184 bytes, 225,280 bytes, 245,712 bytes or, as the case may be, 192,512 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 D286E828-E6B9-484d-A058-D7323666DE33 or, as the case may be, F9B72325-A029-4a39-943A-02433C978829 or, as the case may be, 64182481-4F71-486b-A045-B233BD0DA8FC or, as the case may be, 75EBB0AA-4214-4CB4-90EC-E3E07ECD04F7. Escort.dll does not contain any exact product information, as would normally be expected today. This particular software does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. It can analyze your Internet behavior, since it acts like an Internet Explorer plug-in. Escort.dll was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). Escort.dll is capable of interpret keystrokes. For this reason, 54% 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 escort.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 escort?
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 Funmoods or esnips Toolbar
To remove escort.dll from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for Funmoods or esnips Toolbar in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if escort.dll (escort.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 escort.dll. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for escort.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 escort.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.