How to get rid of the WToolsT VirusSometimes the WToolsT file may cloak a virus. If your anti-virus software does not detect a virus, try using a supplementary free Anti-Malware scanner.
Other problems with WToolsT.dll
The WToolsT.dll process is also known as WToolsT.dll and is a part of WebSearch Tools or, as the case may be, Search Assistant. This software is produced by unknown. An obsolete or defective version of WToolsT.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- WToolsT.dll has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- WToolsT.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)
- WToolsT.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module WToolsT.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about WToolsT.dll WToolsT.dll
WToolsT.dll is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file WToolsT.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files\Public Documents".
The file size is 214,016 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 8DA5457F-A8AA-4CCF-A842-70E6FD274094. This file does not supply any version information or other description. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The file can analyze your Internet behavior, since it acts like an Internet Explorer plug-in. There is no concrete documentation available for this service. The WToolsT file is no part of Microsoft Windows. For this reason, 82% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
Attention: If you find WToolsT.dll on your computer, please scan it with an anti-virus product. If your anti-virus software does not recognize it as being harmful, then please make sure that you have the latest update of the signature file, or check the file online. For this option, you may want to use Security Task Manager. Here, click on the process with the right mouse button and send the file to an online virus scanner.
What do other computer users say about WToolsT?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
Summary: However, one user considers this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. source: file.net
How to uninstall WebSearch Tools or Search Assistant
To remove WToolsT.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 WebSearch Tools or Search Assistant in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if WToolsT.dll (WToolsT.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 WToolsT.dll. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for WToolsT.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 WToolsT.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.