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What is the PDFCreator_Toolbar.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 PDFCreator_Toolbar.dll process is also known as PDFCreator Toolbar and is a part of PDFCreator Toolbar. This software is produced by unknown. An obsolete or defective version of PDFCreator_Toolbar.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about PDFCreator_Toolbar.dll PDFCreator Toolbar

PDFCreator_Toolbar.dll is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. PDFCreator_Toolbar.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 806,912 bytes (85% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 757,760 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 C451C08A-EC37-45DF-AAAD-18B51AB5E837. This file contains no information about the producer or the version. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. PDFCreator_Toolbar.dll attaches itself to Internet Explorer, the standard Windows browser, possibly in order to monitor surfing activity. For this service - unlike Windows' own system services - there is no good description available. The file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. PDFCreator_Toolbar.dll is capable of interpret keystrokes. For this reason, 72% 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 PDFCreator_Toolbar.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 PDFCreator_Toolbar?

Adds a toolbar in the Internet Explorer bar to create PDFs from webpages. Is part of the PDF Creator software. (further information...)
hberaldi
part of the free-pdf creator, needs printer to turn .docs into .pdf-format with toolbar right in the browser for immediate transformation, no harm so far
seeraeuber

Summary: 5 users judge PDFCreator_Toolbar.dll to be an essential file that should not be touched. For this reason, one user has already deleted PDFCreator_Toolbar.dll. source: file.net

How to uninstall PDFCreator Toolbar

To remove PDFCreator Toolbar from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate PDFCreator Toolbar in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if PDFCreator_Toolbar.dll (PDFCreator 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 PDFCreator Toolbar. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for PDFCreator 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 PDFCreator_Toolbar.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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