What is the IoLogMsg.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 IoLogMsg.dll process is also known as IO Logging DLL and is a part of Microsoft Windows Operating System. This software is produced by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com). An obsolete or defective version of IoLogMsg.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- IO Logging DLL has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- IO Logging 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)
- IoLogMsg.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module IoLogMsg.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about IoLogMsg.dll IO Logging DLL
The original IoLogMsg.dll file is definitely a Windows system file, but many viruses use the same name in order to remain unnoticed. IoLogMsg.dll is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 2,048 bytes (47% of all these files), 30,720 bytes, 3,072 bytes or, as the case may be, 2,560 bytes.
If necessary, you can manually stop or start this driver in the Device Manager. The Device Manager can be found in Windows Control Panel under Hardware and Sound/Devices and Printers/Device Manager. The driver facilitates access to your computer's hardware and accessories. The file is part of the Windows operating system found in C:\Windows\. This file has been digitally signed by Microsoft itself to guarantee its authenticity. This IoLogMsg.dll process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. IoLogMsg.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, 0% 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 IoLogMsg.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 IoLogMsg?
|solves the problem |
|It is located in very sensitive areas of your Computer, it can control your entire Computer, it has done this to mine, go into your Registry, go to Find, type, iolo keep repeating this process and you will be amazed where all the iolo dlls are located, check it out. I was cleaning MY Registry and taking OWNERSHIP, of various programs and files which is my RIGHT under Permission laws. I acted under ADMINISTRATOR and OWNERSHIP RIGHTS, Rules. Microsoft unleashed this stealth CONTROL Spyware on my Computer. Thisd element is all controlling, it will come out as more People experience what I have. |
|iologmsg.dll is there to report in the system log for every registered service |
Summary: 2 users judge IoLogMsg.dll to be an essential file that should not be touched. One user considers it harmless. For this reason, one user has already deleted IoLogMsg.dll. source: file.net
How to uninstall the program
To remove IO Logging DLL 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 the program in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if IoLogMsg.dll (IO Logging 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 IO Logging DLL. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for IO Logging 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 IoLogMsg.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.