How to get rid of the sfcont VirusSometimes the sfcont file may cloak a virus, such as TrendMicro found ADWARE_BHOT_RXTOOLBAR, as well as Symantec found Adware.RXToolbar. If your anti-virus software does not detect a virus, try using a supplementary free Anti-Malware scanner.
Other problems with sfcont.dll
The sfcont.dll process is also known as sfcont.dll and is a part of RX Bar. This software is produced by BroadSpring (www.broadspring.com). An obsolete or defective version of sfcont.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- sfcont.dll has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- sfcont.dll 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)
- sfcont.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module sfcont.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about sfcont.dll sfcont.dll
sfcont.dll is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file sfcont.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 194,264 bytes (50% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 206,552 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 59879FA4-4790-461c-A1CC-4EC4DE4CA483. This file does not supply any version information or other description. This sfcont program does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. This file can analyze your Internet behavior, since it acts like an Internet Explorer plug-in. The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. It is unusual for the service not to provide any indication of how and why it is required. This file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. For this reason, 72% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
Attention: If you find sfcont.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 sfcont?
|does it create an icon which stands at the desktop and properties inform that it is blocked by windows xp home for security reasons ? my pc is getting slower every time i restart it, and this sfcont.dll resides at same address then rxtoolbar.dll and i ask, do they have the same origin ? |
|Component of the "RXToolbar" adware program |
|mal-ware, not too much but it seems to retrieve data |
|part of the RXtoolbar, is considered as an adware |
Summary: However, one user considers this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 5 users have already deleted sfcont.dll. source: file.net
How to uninstall RX Bar
To remove sfcont.dll 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 RX Bar in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if sfcont.dll (sfcont.dll) 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 sfcont.dll. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for sfcont.dll 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 sfcont.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.