What is the Extension32.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 Extension32.dll process is also known as Extension.dll or, as the case may be, Web Assistant and is a part of Web Assistant or, as the case may be, Updater By SweetPacks. This software is produced by Bit Cocktail or, as the case may be, Wajamu. An obsolete or defective version of Extension32.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Extension.dll has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Extension.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)
- Extension32.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module Extension32.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about Extension32.dll Extension.dll
Extension32.dll is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Extension32.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 170,840 bytes (38% of all these files), 162,816 bytes as well as 15 other variants.
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 336D0C35-8A85-403a-B9D2-65C292C39087 or, as the case may be, 7D99783A-E6BF-4a1a-A923-4DAA5ADF3D66 or, as the case may be, 9 other variants. This Extension32.dll process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. It attaches itself to Internet Explorer, the standard Windows browser, possibly in order to monitor surfing activity. File properties have not been internally documented by the producer or developer. Extension32.dll is no part of Microsoft Windows. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. For this reason, 63% 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 Extension32.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 Extension32?
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 Web Assistant or Updater By SweetPacks
To remove Extension.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 Web Assistant or Updater By SweetPacks in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if Extension32.dll (Extension.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 Extension.dll. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Extension.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 Extension32.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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