What is the gzmrotate.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.
There is no reliable information about the producer of the "" process. An obsolete or defective version of gzmrotate.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- gzmrotate.dll has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- gzmrotate.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)
- gzmrotate.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module gzmrotate.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about gzmrotate.dll gzmrotate.dll
gzmrotate.dll is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. Gzmrotate.dll is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 61,440 bytes (35% of all these files), 64,000 bytes as well as 5 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 36A91CEC-6C71-4758-B492-397BFC8E96A2 or, as the case may be, 971C3384-F75E-4562-95B3-CBE7417529BC or, as the case may be, AB71E94E-3DC4-41eb-BBD5-31E82C9FD1D4. There is no embedded description in this file. These days, this is rather unusual It is no part of Microsoft Windows. It is interesting to note that the file is placed in the Windows folder, even though it is not part of the operating system. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The file can analyze your Internet behavior, since it acts like an Internet Explorer plug-in. The service has no characteristics or description of its own. This is unusual. This particular software is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: MACHINE\Run). gzmrotate.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, 97% 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 gzmrotate.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 gzmrotate?
|many files in limewire contain a setup which would then add this processer. The setup file features other spyware files such as tracking cookies and adware. If you find this dll file, quickly disconnect from the internet and remove before it can command more registry files. |
|this one is called the right on ad optimizer. |
|cannot be found on my computer at start up |
Summary: One user considers it harmless. However, 2 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 4 users have already deleted gzmrotate.dll. source: file.net
How to uninstall unknown
To remove gzmrotate.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 unknown in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if gzmrotate.dll (gzmrotate.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 gzmrotate.dll. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for gzmrotate.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 gzmrotate.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.