What is the SelectionLinks.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 SelectionLinks.dll process is also known as Select Words: Get Links and is a part of SelectionLinks. This software is produced by SelectionLinks. An obsolete or defective version of SelectionLinks.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Select Words: Get Links has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Select Words: Get Links 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)
- SelectionLinks.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module SelectionLinks.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about SelectionLinks.dll Select Words: Get Links
SelectionLinks.dll is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file SelectionLinks.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 483,840 bytes (50% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 483,328 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 300BEC06-B743-4D19-86B9-11DC711D7FFB or, as the case may be, 7365A975-D1E8-41ed-8C66-FA70EDB97A39 or, as the case may be, 10 other variants. This particular software does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. As a plug-in of Windows Internet Explorer, this file has the ability to look over your shoulder as you browse the Web. SelectionLinks.dll does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. For this reason, 56% 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 SelectionLinks.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 SelectionLinks?
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 SelectionLinks
To remove Select Words: Get Links 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 SelectionLinks in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if SelectionLinks.dll (Select Words: Get Links) 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 Select Words: Get Links. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Select Words: Get Links 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 SelectionLinks.dll is causing problems for you, a good Registry Cleaner 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.