What is the Toolbar32.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 Toolbar32.dll process is also known as Toolbar and is a part of StartNow Toolbar or, as the case may be, PDFLite Toolbar. This software is produced by Zugo (zugo.com) or, as the case may be, StartNow.com. An obsolete or defective version of Toolbar32.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Toolbar has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- 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)
- Toolbar32.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module Toolbar32.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about Toolbar32.dll Toolbar
Toolbar32.dll is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Toolbar32.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 502,272 bytes (54% of all these files), 349,920 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 6E13D095-45C3-4271-9475-F3B48227DD9F or, as the case may be, D73B51D0-7751-4c65-852E-6F6CE47D5642 or, as the case may be, 7413F9FC-8E54-4c93-BEB7-1225EB0970CA or, as the case may be, C462528A-E3B6-4ffb-B639-51EFBBB5B77D or, as the case may be, 3C6CF3C0-D800-4B4D-A3D8-8ADE406523B6. As a plug-in of Windows Internet Explorer, this file has the ability to look over your shoulder as you browse the Web. This file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The file does not supply any version information or other description. Toolbar32.dll is capable of record keystrokes. For this reason, 54% 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 Toolbar32.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 Toolbar32?
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 StartNow Toolbar or PDFLite Toolbar
To remove Toolbar 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 StartNow Toolbar or PDFLite Toolbar in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if Toolbar32.dll (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 Toolbar. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for 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 Toolbar32.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.