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What is bitool.DLL?

bitool.DLL is digitally signed by Somoto Ltd..

bitool.DLL is usually located in the 'c:\users\%USERNAME%\appdata\local\temp\' folder.

Some of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal detected bitool.DLL.

If you have additional information about the file, please share it with the FreeFixer users by posting a comment at the bottom of this page.

Vendor and version information [?]

bitool.DLL does not have any version or vendor information.

Digital signatures [?]

This file has a valid digital signature.

Signer nameSomoto Ltd.
Certificate issuer nameCOMODO Code Signing CA 2
Certificate serial number00841d099d16b738f34172feefe1d2574f

VirusTotal report

4 of the 45 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the bitool.DLL file. That's a 9% detection rate.

ScannerDetection Name
Avast Win32:Somoto-J [PUP]
Bkav W32.Clod332.Trojan.da4d
ESET-NOD32 Win32/Somoto.C
Malwarebytes BuyPUP.Optional.Somoto
4 of the 45 anti-virus programs detected the bitool.DLL file.

bitool.DLL removal instructions

The instructions below shows how to remove bitool.DLL with help from the FreeFixer removal tool. Basically, you install FreeFixer, scan your computer, check the bitool.DLL file for removal, restart your computer and scan it again to verify that bitool.DLL has been successfully removed. Here are the removal instructions in more detail:

  1. Download and install FreeFixer:
  2. Start FreeFixer and press the Start Scan button. The scan will finish in approximately five minutes.
    Screenshot of Start Scan button
  3. When the scan is finished, locate bitool.DLL in the scan result and tick the checkbox next to the bitool.DLL file. Do not check any other file for removal unless you are 100% sure you want to delete it. Tip: Press CTRL-F to open up FreeFixer's search dialog to quickly locate bitool.DLL in the scan result.
    Red arrow point on the unwanted file
  4. Scroll down to the bottom of the scan result and press the Fix button. FreeFixer will now delete the bitool.DLL file.
    Screenshot of Fix button
  5. Restart your computer.
  6. Start FreeFixer and scan your computer again. If bitool.DLL still remains in the scan result, proceed with the next step. If bitool.DLL is gone from the scan result you're done.
  7. If bitool.DLL still remains in the scan result, check its checkbox again in the scan result and click Fix.
  8. Restart your computer.
  9. Start FreeFixer and scan your computer again. Verify that bitool.DLL no longer appear in the scan result.
Please select the option that best describe your thoughts on the removal instructions given above

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Filename variants

bitool.DLL may also use other filenames. The most common variants are listed below:

Folder name variants

bitool.DLL may also be located in other folders than c:\users\%USERNAME%\appdata\local\temp\. The most common variants are listed below:

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What will you do with bitool.DLL?

To help other users, please let us know what you will do with bitool.DLL:

What did other users do?

The poll result listed below shows what users chose to do with bitool.DLL. 94% have voted for removal. Based on votes from 144 users.

User vote results: There were 135 votes to remove and 9 votes to keep

NOTE: Please do not use this poll as the only source of input to determine what you will do with bitool.DLL.


Please share with the other users what you think about this file. What does this file do? Is it legitimate or something that your computer is better without? Do you know how it was installed on your system? Did you install it yourself or did it come bundled with some other software? Is it running smoothly or do you get some error message? Any information that will help to document this file is welcome. Thank you for your contributions.

I'm reading all new comments so don't hesitate to post a question about the file. If I don't have the answer perhaps another user can help you.

Roger Karlsson writes

3 thumbs

bitool.dll is digitally signed by Somoto Ltd, a known vendor/distributor of unwanted software.

# 30 May 2014, 5:11

Mike writes

0 thumbs

i scanned my PC 2 times but the fixer doesn't find the bitool.DLL! i still have it because my bitdefender antivirus keeps moving it in quarantine. oh, daRn...i think i just answered my question....if it's in quarantine, maybe the fixer can't see it....still gonna send the comment anyway and thank for the fixer. i appreciate the help:))

# 28 May 2016, 4:48

Roger Karlsson writes

0 thumbs

@Mike: Usually anti-virus programs protect their quarantine folder to avoid anyone from reading it. So, I don't think FreeFixer can scan inside BitDefender's quarantine folder.

# 30 May 2016, 5:58

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