What is the WHSDeskBands.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 WHSDeskBands.dll process is also known as Home Server Desk Bands and is a part of Microsoft Windows Operating System. This software is produced by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com). An obsolete or defective version of WHSDeskBands.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Home Server Desk Bands has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Home Server Desk Bands 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)
- WHSDeskBands.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module WHSDeskBands.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about WHSDeskBands.dll Home Server Desk Bands
WHSDeskBands.dll is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. WHSDeskBands.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 245,280 bytes (28% of all these files), 244,584 bytes, 244,592 bytes, 247,840 bytes or, as the case may be, 245,608 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 9A065C65-4EE7-4DDD-9918-F129089A894A. This WHSDeskBands.dll process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The file can analyze your Internet behavior, since it acts like an Internet Explorer plug-in. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). The service has no characteristics or description of its own. This is unusual. This file is no part of Microsoft Windows. For this reason, 49% 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 WHSDeskBands.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 WHSDeskBands?
|Needed for Home Server clients |
Summary: One user judges WHSDeskBands.dll to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net
How to uninstall the program
To remove Home Server Desk Bands 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 the program in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if WHSDeskBands.dll (Home Server Desk Bands) 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 Home Server Desk Bands. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Home Server Desk Bands 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 WHSDeskBands.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.