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How to get rid of the pfbho Virus

Sometimes the pfbho file may cloak a virus. If your anti-virus software does not detect a virus, try using a supplementary free Anti-Malware scanner.

Other problems with pfbho.dll

The pfbho.dll process is also known as Brower Helper Object and is a part of pfbho. This software is produced by EDLSolution,inc. An obsolete or defective version of pfbho.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 pfbho.dll Brower Helper Object

pfbho.dll is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. Pfbho.dll is found in a subdirectory of C:\. The file size is 32,256 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 735A213C-FAA2-4CCF-A259-09C6BF58CFA5. It is unusual for the service not to provide any indication of how and why it is required. This file can analyze your Internet behavior, since it acts like an Internet Explorer plug-in. It does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. This file contains no information about the producer or the version. For this reason, 76% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

Attention: If you find pfbho.dll on your computer, please scan it with an anti-virus product. If your anti-virus software does not recognize it as being harmful, then please make sure that you have the latest update of the signature file, or check the file online. For this option, you may want to use Security Task Manager. Here, click on the process with the right mouse button and send the file to an online virus scanner.

What do other computer users say about pfbho?

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 pfbho

To remove Brower Helper Object 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 pfbho in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if pfbho.dll (Brower Helper Object) 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 Brower Helper Object. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Brower Helper Object 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 pfbho.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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