What is the LPToolbar.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 LPToolbar.dll process is also known as LastPass Toolbar or, as the case may be, McAfee SafeKey and is a part of LastPass or, as the case may be, McAfee SafeKey(uninstall only). This software is produced by LastPass (lastpass.com) or, as the case may be, McAfee (www.mcafee.com). An obsolete or defective version of LPToolbar.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- LastPass Toolbar has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- LastPass Toolbar 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)
- LPToolbar.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module LPToolbar.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about LPToolbar.dll LastPass Toolbar
LPToolbar.dll is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. LPToolbar.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subdirectory of C:\.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 608,768 bytes (13% of all these files), 2,386,968 bytes as well as 20 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 95D9ECF5-2A4D-4550-BE49-70D42F71296E or, as the case may be, 9DB059B3-DD36-4a55-846C-59BE42A1202A. This file can analyze your Internet behavior, since it acts like an Internet Explorer plug-in. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. The file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. This process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. LPToolbar.dll is capable of record keystrokes. For this reason, 48% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
- A LPToolbar.dll file has a 50% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME". In this case, the file size is usually 613,888 bytes (25% of all these files), 588,872 bytes, 612,864 bytes or, as the case may be, 608,256 bytes. As a plug-in of Windows Internet Explorer, this file has the ability to look over your shoulder as you browse the Web. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. The file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. This LPToolbar program does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. LPToolbar.dll is capable of log keyboard entries.
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 LPToolbar.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 LPToolbar?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall LastPass or McAfee SafeKey
To remove LastPass Toolbar 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 LastPass or McAfee SafeKey in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if LPToolbar.dll (LastPass Toolbar) 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 LastPass Toolbar. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for LastPass Toolbar 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 LPToolbar.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.