What is the PSText.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 PSText.dll process is also known as Playsushi Text Links addon for Internet Explorer or, as the case may be, IE Module and is a part of PlaySushi. This software is produced by PlaySushi (www.playsushi.com). An obsolete or defective version of PSText.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Playsushi Text Links addon has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Playsushi Text Links addon 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)
- PSText.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module PSText.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about PSText.dll Playsushi Text Links addon
PSText.dll is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file PSText.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 303,616 bytes (23% of all these files), 275,968 bytes as well as 6 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 21608B66-026F-4DCB-9244-0DACA328DCED. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. It can analyze your Internet behavior, since it acts like an Internet Explorer plug-in. The PSText file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. There is no internal description of the file. PSText.dll is capable of track other applications. For this reason, 57% 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 PSText.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 PSText?
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 PlaySushi
To remove Playsushi Text Links addon 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 PlaySushi in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if PSText.dll (Playsushi Text Links addon) 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 Playsushi Text Links addon. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Playsushi Text Links addon 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 PSText.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.