What is the oberontb.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 oberontb.dll process is also known as GamesBar and is a part of GamesBar. This software is produced by Oberon Media (corp.oberon-media.com). An obsolete or defective version of oberontb.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- GamesBar has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- GamesBar 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)
- oberontb.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module oberontb.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about oberontb.dll GamesBar
oberontb.dll is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file oberontb.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 742,808 bytes (28% of all these files), 779,664 bytes, 783,760 bytes, 894,616 bytes or, as the case may be, 693,656 bytes.
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 CB0D163C-E9F4-4236-9496-0597E24B23A5. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. For this service - unlike Windows' own system services - there is no good description available. It can analyze your Internet behavior, since it acts like an Internet Explorer plug-in. The file possesses a digital signature from Verisign.com, which should confirm its trustworthiness. Oberontb.dll is capable of log keyboard entries as well as monitor other applications. For this reason, 49% 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 oberontb.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 oberontb?
|comes with different games |
Summary: 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 GamesBar
To remove GamesBar 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 GamesBar in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if oberontb.dll (GamesBar) 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 GamesBar. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for GamesBar 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 oberontb.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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