How to get rid of the XEBDLHelper VirusSometimes the XEBDLHelper 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 XEBDLHelper.dll
The XEBDLHelper.dll process is also known as Download Manager Helper and is a part of unknown. This software is produced by Protect Software GmbH (www.protect-software.com). An obsolete or defective version of XEBDLHelper.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Download Manager Helper has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Download Manager Helper 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)
- XEBDLHelper.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module XEBDLHelper.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about XEBDLHelper.dll Download Manager Helper
XEBDLHelper.dll is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. XEBDLHelper.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files\Public Documents".
The file size is 525,792 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 19C8E43B-07B3-49CB-BFFC-6777B593E6F8. This file contains no information about the producer or the version. This XEBDLHelper.dll process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The file attaches itself to Internet Explorer, the standard Windows browser, possibly in order to monitor surfing activity. It has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. For this service - unlike Windows' own system services - there is no good description available. It was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. XEBDLHelper.dll is capable of transmit information from computer to the Internet as well as log keyboard entries. For this reason, 70% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
Attention: If you find XEBDLHelper.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 XEBDLHelper?
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 unknown
To remove Download Manager Helper 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 unknown in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if XEBDLHelper.dll (Download Manager Helper) 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 Download Manager Helper. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Download Manager Helper 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 XEBDLHelper.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.