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What is the FreeBHOR.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 FreeBHOR.dll process is also known as Freedom (Version 3.0, 3.2, 5.0.11, 5.1.3, 4.1.2, 4.0.0) and is a part of Freedom. This software is produced by Zero-Knowledge Systems (www.zeroknowledge.com). An obsolete or defective version of FreeBHOR.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 FreeBHOR.dll Freedom

FreeBHOR.dll is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file FreeBHOR.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 143,415 bytes (60% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 147,511 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 56071E0D-C61B-11D3-B41C-00E02927A304. This process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The FreeBHOR file can analyze your Internet behavior, since it acts like an Internet Explorer plug-in. The file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. You may uninstall the related program using Windows Control Panel. FreeBHOR.dll appears to be a file that was compressed by an EXE-Packer. This technique is often used by trojans to keep the file size small and also hamper debugging efforts. However, this in itself is not sufficient reason to presume malicious intent, since even well-intentioned, professional software producers take advantage of compressed files. For this reason, 44% 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 FreeBHOR.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 FreeBHOR?

Freedom's web privacy thing

Summary: One user judges FreeBHOR.dll to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net

How to uninstall Freedom

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To remove Freedom 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 Freedom in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

How to tell if FreeBHOR.dll (Freedom) 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 Freedom. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Freedom 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 FreeBHOR.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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