What is the ScriptHost.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 ScriptHost.dll process is also known as ScriptHost and is a part of Add-ons Framework or, as the case may be, Freecorder extension. This software is produced by Applian Technologies (applian.com) or, as the case may be, SpeedAnalysis.com. An obsolete or defective version of ScriptHost.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- ScriptHost has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- ScriptHost 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)
- ScriptHost.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module ScriptHost.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about ScriptHost.dll ScriptHost
ScriptHost.dll is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. ScriptHost.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 438,784 bytes (17% of all these files), 361,984 bytes as well as 14 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 6E45F3E8-2683-4824-A6BE-08108022FB36 or, as the case may be, B15BBE59-42F5-4206-B3F0-BE98F5DC4B93 or, as the case may be, 26 other variants. This ScriptHost program does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. This file attaches itself to Internet Explorer, the standard Windows browser, possibly in order to monitor surfing activity. There is no concrete documentation available for this service. The file is no part of Microsoft Windows. For this reason, 64% 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 ScriptHost.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 ScriptHost?
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 Add-ons Framework or Freecorder extension
To remove ScriptHost 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 Add-ons Framework or Freecorder extension in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if ScriptHost.dll (ScriptHost) 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 ScriptHost. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for ScriptHost 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 ScriptHost.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.