What is the McciContextHook_DSR.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 McciContextHook_DSR.dll process is also known as mcci+McciContextHook and is a part of BT Wireless Connection Manager or, as the case may be, McciContextHook. This software is produced by Alcatel-Lucent (www.alcatel-lucent.com) or, as the case may be, Motive Communications (www.motive.com). An obsolete or defective version of McciContextHook_DSR.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- mcci+McciContextHook has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- mcci+McciContextHook 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)
- McciContextHook_DSR.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module McciContextHook_DSR.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about McciContextHook_DSR.dll mcci+McciContextHook
McciContextHook_DSR.dll is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. McciContextHook_DSR.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files\Public Documents" or sometimes in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files" or, as the case may be, in in a subdirectory of the "My Documents" folder.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 198,656 bytes (71% of all these files), 198,144 bytes, 457,728 bytes or, as the case may be, 203,776 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. This particular software does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. For this service - unlike Windows' own system services - there is no good description available. It is no part of Microsoft Windows. The McciContextHook_DSR 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. There is no internal description of the file. McciContextHook_DSR.dll is capable of log keyboard entries. For this reason, 71% 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 McciContextHook_DSR.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 McciContextHook_DSR?
|this is for bt wireless |
|its within bt wirless connection manager |
|not done any harm but I'm still unsure if it could and :/ how neccesary the file is I use bt connection manager for my wifi and got too cos it loses connection without being installed. |
|pretty sure it's BT wireless related |
Summary: One user judges McciContextHook_DSR.dll to be an essential file that should not be touched. One user considers it harmless. However, one user considers this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. source: file.net
How to uninstall BT Wireless Connection Manager or McciContextHook
To remove mcci+McciContextHook 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 BT Wireless Connection Manager or McciContextHook in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if McciContextHook_DSR.dll (mcci+McciContextHook) 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 mcci+McciContextHook. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for mcci+McciContextHook 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 McciContextHook_DSR.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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