What is the toolband.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 toolband.dll process is also known as Lexmark Toolbar or, as the case may be, Dell Toolbar and is a part of Lexmark Toolbar or, as the case may be, Dell Toolbar. This software is produced by unknown. An obsolete or defective version of toolband.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Lexmark Toolbar has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Lexmark Toolbar 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)
- toolband.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module toolband.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about toolband.dll Lexmark Toolbar
toolband.dll is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file toolband.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 372,736 bytes (39% of all these files), 184,320 bytes as well as 5 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 1017A80C-6F09-4548-A84D-EDD6AC9525F0 or, as the case may be, 09B71986-2AC5-482d-B6CB-42EA34F4F85B. It has none of the usual file information, such as version number, etc. This toolband.dll process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The file attaches itself to Internet Explorer, the standard Windows browser, possibly in order to monitor surfing activity. For this service - unlike Windows' own system services - there is no good description available. The file is no part of Microsoft Windows. Toolband.dll is capable of record keystrokes. For this reason, 81% 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 toolband.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 toolband?
|Lexmakr printer toolbar. |
|Lexmark Tool Bar. Installs when lexmark printer software is installed. Safe to remove. |
|lexmark toolbar to print pages correctly to lexmark printer (further information...) |
|I need it for running slipstream core services (further information...) |
|Lexmark Printer File |
Summary: 4 users judge toolband.dll to be an essential file that should not be touched. One user considers it harmless. For this reason, one user has already deleted toolband.dll. source: file.net
How to uninstall Lexmark Toolbar or Dell Toolbar
To remove Lexmark Toolbar 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 Lexmark Toolbar or Dell Toolbar in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if toolband.dll (Lexmark Toolbar) 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 Lexmark Toolbar. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Lexmark Toolbar 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 toolband.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.