What is duckgo.dll and how to fix duckgo.dll ?

What is duckgo.dll file ?


Most antivirus programs classify duckgo.dll as a harmful extension to Internet Explorer: for instance Heuristic.HEUR/AGEN.1035502 (detected by F-Secure), and not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Searchgo.af (detected by Kaspersky).

Follow steps bellow to try fix the problem with duckgo.dll

1. Use cleanmgr

To run the command cleanmgr :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box , followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command cleanmgr and press Enter.

2. Use sfc /scannow

To run the command sfc /scannow :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command sfc /scannow and press Enter.

3. uninstalling programs :

To uninstall unnecessary programs :
Open the Start menu (Press Windows key + X) .
Click the first menu item Programs and Features.
Search unnecessary programs in the list of installed programs, .
Click the software you want to uninstall.

4. using msconfig

To run the command msconfig :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command msconfig and press Enter.

5. Automatic Update

To run the command wuauclt /ShowWindowsUpdate:
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command wuauclt /ShowWindowsUpdate and press Enter.

6. Use resmon command

To run the command resmon :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command resmon and press Enter.

7. use DISM.exe

To run the command DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth and press Enter.


duckgo.dll descriptions


Duckgo.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Duckgo.dll is located in a subfolder of the user’s profile folder —primarily C:UsersUSERNAMEAppDataLocalLowDuckGo.;Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 301,288 bytes (72% of all occurrences), 299,240 bytes or 36,269 bytes.;This.dll file is a Browser Helper Object (BHO) that runs automatically every time you start your web browser. BHOs are not stopped by personal firewalls, because they are identified by the firewall as part of the browser itself. BHOs are often used by adware and spyware.;IDs used by this BHO include E4625B55-9401-4B40-B5BA-9134A41BFAA0.;The program has no visible window. It is able to change the behavior of, or monitor Internet Explorer. The file is not a Windows system file. The file has a digital signature.;Therefore the technical security rating is 60% dangerous.