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What is the fgmgr.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 fgmgr.dll process is also known as Flashget BHO Manager or, as the case may be, Flashget Manager and is a part of FlashGet. This software is produced by www.flashget.com (www.flashget.com). An obsolete or defective version of fgmgr.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 fgmgr.dll Flashget BHO Manager

fgmgr.dll is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Fgmgr.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 53,329 bytes (69% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 32,768 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 file has none of the usual file information, such as version number, etc. It 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 program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. For this service - unlike Windows' own system services - there is no good description available. The fgmgr file is not part of the Windows operating system. Fgmgr.dll is capable of log keyboard entries. For this reason, 68% 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 fgmgr.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 fgmgr?

Teil des Flashget Downloadmanagers

Summary: One user considers it harmless. source: file.net

How to uninstall FlashGet

fgmgr.dll Flashget BHO Manager fix

To remove Flashget BHO Manager 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 FlashGet in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

How to tell if fgmgr.dll (Flashget BHO Manager) 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 Flashget BHO Manager. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Flashget BHO Manager 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 fgmgr.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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