What is Partner.dll?
Partner.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 Partner.dll belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.
Partner.dll file information
Description: Partner.dll is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Partner.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 433,648 bytes (85% of all occurrences), 157,168 bytes or 159,728 bytes.
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 83FF80F4-8C74-4b80-B5BA-C8DDD434E5C4. The program has no visible window. Partner.dll is a Verisign signed file. Partner.dll is able to monitor Internet browsers. The file has a digital signature. There is no detailed description of this service. Partner.dll is not a Windows system file. Partner.dll is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 49% dangerous.
If you are having problems with Partner.dll, you can also uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > Utility Common Driver).
Recommended: Identify Partner.dll related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Partner.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the Partner.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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