What is the VC32Loader.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 VC32Loader.dll process is also known as Search Protect and is a part of Search Protect. This software is produced by Client Connect LTD. An obsolete or defective version of VC32Loader.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Search Protect has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Search Protect 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)
- VC32Loader.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module VC32Loader.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about VC32Loader.dll Search Protect
VC32Loader.dll is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. VC32Loader.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 219,408 bytes (33% of all these files), 221,456 bytes or, as the case may be, 215,312 bytes.
The application has a visible window, and can be closed by clicking the red X button.. This VC32Loader.dll process is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: AppInit_DLLs). The VC32Loader file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. The VC32Loader file contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. For this reason, 19% 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 VC32Loader.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 VC32Loader?
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 Search Protect
To remove Search Protect 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 Search Protect in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if VC32Loader.dll (Search Protect) 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 Search Protect. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Search Protect 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 VC32Loader.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.