What is the WhoRU.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 WhoRU.dll process is also known as Whoru.dll and is a part of Gaming Mouse or, as the case may be, Navigator (Version 805). This software is produced by unknown. An obsolete or defective version of WhoRU.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Whoru.dll has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Whoru.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)
- WhoRU.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module WhoRU.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about WhoRU.dll Whoru.dll
WhoRU.dll is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. WhoRU.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in the C:\Windows\System32 directory.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 45,056 bytes (62% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 28,672 bytes.
This so-called dynamic link library (DLL) contains all the functions that have been transferred to a separate file. These transferred functions are available not only to this particular program, but can also be used by other applications. It has none of the usual file information, such as version number, etc. This process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The service has no characteristics or description of its own. This is unusual. The WhoRU file is not part of the Windows operating system. The WhoRU file can read anything that you enter on the keyboard. WhoRU.dll is capable of log keyboard entries. For this reason, 97% 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 WhoRU.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 WhoRU?
|Genius NetScroll+ Mouse Driver |
|Original Genius dll |
|Installed by Genius |
|Genius NetScroll+ Mouse Driver, not harmless! |
Summary: 22 users judge WhoRU.dll to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net
How to uninstall Gaming Mouse or Navigator
To remove Whoru.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 Gaming Mouse or Navigator in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if WhoRU.dll (Whoru.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 Whoru.dll. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Whoru.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 WhoRU.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.