What is ContextMenu.dll?
ContextMenu.dll is a Windows DLL file. DLL is the abbreviation for Dynamic Link Library. DLL files are needed by programs or web browser extensions, because they contain program code, data, and resources. The following information can help you determine if ContextMenu.dll belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.
ContextMenu.dll file information
The process known as Adobe Acrobat Context Menu or Adobe Acrobat Elements or ShellMenu belongs to software Adobe Acrobat Elements or Adobe Acrobat (version 8 Professional) or Adobe Common File Installer or PC-Encrypt or Shellmenu by Adobe Systems (www.adobe.com) or Bkis center.
Description: ContextMenu.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file ContextMenu.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" (mostly C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\Acrobat Elements\).
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 581,632 bytes (31% of all occurrences), 643,160 bytes and 14 more variants.
A .dll file (Dynamic Link Library) is a special type of Windows program containing functions that other programs can call. This .dll file can be injected to all running processes and can change or manipulate their behavior. The program is not visible. The service has no detailed description. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The file is not a Windows core file. ContextMenu.dll is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 59% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
In case of any problems with ContextMenu.dll, you could also do the following:
1) uninstall the software Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Common File Installer using the "Add or Remove Programs" function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Add or Remove Programs)
2) get help from the software vendor Adobe
3) update the program to the latest version.
Recommended: Identify ContextMenu.dll related errors
If ContextMenu.dll is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 66% dangerous. The file size is 69,632 bytes. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The program is not visible. There is no detailed description of this service. The ContextMenu.dll file is not a Windows system file.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as ContextMenu.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder, for example TROJ_Gen.0Z0847 (detected by TrendMicro), and Trojan.Win32.Agent.btwc (detected by Kaspersky). Therefore, you should check the ContextMenu.dll process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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