What is the IadHide3.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 IadHide3.dll process is also known as IAdHide and is a part of BackWeb IAdHide. This software is produced by BackWeb (www.backweb.com). An obsolete or defective version of IadHide3.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- IAdHide has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- IAdHide 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)
- IadHide3.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module IadHide3.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about IadHide3.dll IAdHide
IadHide3.dll is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file IadHide3.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME" or sometimes in a subdirectory of C:\.
The file size is 24,576 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 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. The service has no characteristics or description of its own. This is unusual. The IadHide3 file is not part of the Windows operating system. IadHide3.dll is capable of log keyboard entries. IadHide3.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, 66% 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 IadHide3.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 IadHide3?
|F-Secure BackWeb component (further information...) |
|it has a spyware infection |
|It flashes up on my screen and asks to send a report or not send a report. Have to click a number of times before it will disappear. So annoying. (further information...) |
Summary: 6 users judge IadHide3.dll to be an essential file that should not be touched. However, one user considers this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 3 users have already deleted IadHide3.dll. source: file.net
How to uninstall BackWeb IAdHide
To remove IAdHide 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 BackWeb IAdHide in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if IadHide3.dll (IAdHide) 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 IAdHide. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for IAdHide 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 IadHide3.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.