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What is grooveex.dll?


Grooveex.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 grooveex.dll belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.

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Grooveex.dll file information

The process known as Microsoft SharePoint Workspace Extensions or Microsoft SkyDrive Pro Extensions or Microsoft Office Professional Plus (version 2010) or Microsoft Office Office (version 64-bit Components 2010)

belongs to software Microsoft Office Shared (version 64-bit Setup, 64-bit MUI 2010, 64-bit, 64-bit MUI) 2010, 64-bit MUI 2013, 64-bit MUI) or Microsoft Office (version 2010, 2013, 365 Home Premium Preview, 2003 Primary Interop, 365 ProPlus - en-us, 32-bit Components 2013, 365 ProPlus Preview, 14 system, 365 Small Business Premium, 64-bit Components 2013) or Microsoft Office Professional Plus (version 2010, 2013) or Microsoft Office Access Setup Metadata MUI or Microsoft Office Access Setup or Microsoft Office Professional or Microsoft Office Office (version 32-bit Components, 64-bit Components, 32-bit) or Microsoft Office Visio (version 2010) or Microsoft Office Groove MUI (version 2010) or Microsoft Office Shared Setup Metadata MUI or Microsoft Lync MUI (version 2013) or Microsoft Office Shared Setup

by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).

Description: Grooveex.dll is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. grooveex.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings" or in a subfolder of C:\ or in a subfolder of the "My Files" folder. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 4,221,328 bytes (38% of all occurrences), 4,171,424 bytes and 23 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/grooveex.dll.html 
This .dll file is a Browser Helper Object (BHO) that runs automatically every time you start your Internet browser. BHOs are not stopped by personal firewalls, because they are identified by the firewall as your browser itself. BHOs are often used by adware and spyware. IDs used by this BHO are 72853161-30C5-4D22-B7F9-0BBC1D38A37E or D0498E0A-45B7-42AE-A9AA-ABA463DBD3BF. The program is not visible. The file has a digital signature. It is not a Windows system file. The file is able to monitor Internet browsers. The service has no detailed description. Grooveex.dll is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 57% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
If you have any problems with grooveex.dll, you may want to remove the entire program Microsoft Office Shared 64-bit Setup or Microsoft Office Shared 64-bit MUI 2010 using Windows Control Panel.

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External information from Tony Klein:

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as grooveex.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the grooveex.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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User Comments

i suspect it might be a virus
   
Installed by Microsoft Office 2010. Makes the program ready to work with shared documents.
  Master  
It's part of Office 2010 for Microsoft Groove integration nothing more. I may have clicked "Dangerous" because it's made by microsoft and all their programming is pretty tragic. But definitely not a virus.
  Gunit  
Valid digital signiture from Microsoft. Microsoft sharepoint worksspace extentions. Part of Office 2010
   
It belongs to Microsoft Office. It is the SharePoint Workspace Extension, or SkyDrive Pro Extension. It is needed for document collaboration in teams.
  Ax   (further information)
It has Browser Helper Object (BHO) which is a DLL that allows developers to customize and control Internet Explorer
   

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Summary: Average user rating of grooveex.dll: based on 22 votes with 6 user comments.
15 users think grooveex.dll is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. 2 users suspect danger. 2 users think grooveex.dll is dangerous and recommend removing it. One user is not sure about it.


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