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What is the gigagetbho_v10.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 gigagetbho_v10.dll process is also known as Gigaget BHO and is a part of GigagetBHO Module. This software is produced by Giganology (gigaget.blogspot.com). An obsolete or defective version of gigagetbho_v10.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 gigagetbho_v10.dll Gigaget BHO

gigagetbho_v10.dll is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Gigagetbho_v10.dll is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory or sometimes in a subdirectory of C:\Windows. The file size is 86,016 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 111CAA23-6F4F-42AC-8555-B48C1D87BBAB. The file is not a Windows system file, but it is nontheless located in the C:\Windows folder. This particular software does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. As a plug-in of Windows Internet Explorer, this file has the ability to look over your shoulder as you browse the Web. The gigagetbho_v10 file is not part of the Windows operating system. gigagetbho_v10.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, 62% 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 gigagetbho_v10.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 gigagetbho_v10?

DownloadManager
Gigaget download manager component for inbuilt use in IE, Firefox etc.
Yash
Well, It may be help gigaget get information
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Summary: 4 users judge gigagetbho_v10.dll to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net

How to uninstall GigagetBHO Module

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To remove Gigaget BHO 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 GigagetBHO Module in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

How to tell if gigagetbho_v10.dll (Gigaget BHO) 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 Gigaget BHO. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Gigaget BHO 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 gigagetbho_v10.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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