Fix your tbhostsupport.dll error

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Fix your tbhostsupport.dll error

Tbhostsupport.dll

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This file has been reported to be part of a spyware/malware/trojan. It is likely that the problem you are experiencing is linked directly to the spyware/malware/trojan rather than an actual missing DLL-file and the recommended course of action is to first locate/remove the Malware. We do not recommend downloading this file.


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[2014-07-08]

DLL-Files Support says:

Getting an error regarding c:\users\<username>\appdata\local\tbhostsupport\tbhostsupport.dll missing at Windows startup?

The file tbhostsupport.dll is classified as malware by many providers, typically distributed by way of a thirdparty installer or toolbar browser highjacker. It is not recommended that you attempt to reinstall this file on your computer, which is also why we do not offer this file for download.


As far as I can tell, this is a PUP from Conduit. It’s technically not a virus, but it does exhibit plenty of malicious traits, such as rootkit capabilities to hook deep into the operating system, browser hijacking, and in general just interfering with the user experience. The industry generally refers to it as a “PUP,” or potentially unwanted program.


To stop this file from being loaded at Windows start, remove the autostart entry.

How to remove the Startup entry:

Win XP, VISTA, 7: Press "Windows"-key + "R" to bring up the "Run" dialogue. In "Run" dialogue type "msconfig" and hit Enter Under the tab "Startup", uncheck any boxes relating to these files.

Win 8: Press CTRL+SHIFT+ESC at the same time to bring up the Task Manager. Under the tab "Start-up", uncheck any boxes relating to these files.


Should you not find any references here to the tbhostsupport.dll , try the Microsoft program Sysinternals Autoruns. Available for free at: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-US/sysinternals/bb963902.aspx

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