What is webgetbho.dll?

webgetbho.dll is part of webget and developed by webget according to the webgetbho.dll version information.

webgetbho.dll's description is "webget"

webgetbho.dll is digitally signed by webget.

webgetbho.dll is usually located in the 'C:\Program Files\webget\' folder.

Some of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal detected webgetbho.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 [?]

The following is the available information on webgetbho.dll:

Product namewebget
Company namewebget
File descriptionwebget
Internal namewebgetIEClient.dll
Original filenamewebgetIEClient.dll
Legal copyright(c) webget. All rights reserved.
Product version1.0.0.3
File version1.0.0.3

Here's a screenshot of the file properties when displayed by Windows Explorer:

Product namewebget
Company namewebget
File descriptionwebget
Internal namewebgetIEClient.dll
Original filenamewebgetIEClient.dll
Legal copyright(c) webget. All rights reserved.
Product version1.0.0.3
File version1.0.0.3

Digital signatures [?]

webgetbho.dll has a valid digital signature.

Signer namewebget
Certificate issuer nameVeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA
Certificate serial number2ddf0a91a7d2108f978beb26d4734bba

VirusTotal report

19 of the 52 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the webgetbho.dll file. That's a 37% detection rate.

ScannerDetection Name
Agnitum PUA.Agent!
AntiVir APPL/BrowseFox.Gen2
Antiy-AVL GrayWare[AdWare:not-a-virus]/Win32.Agent
AVG BrowseFox.F
Comodo Application.Win32.Altbrowse.AK
DrWeb Trojan.BPlug.28
ESET-NOD32 a variant of Win32/BrowseFox.F
Fortinet Adware/Agent
GData Win32.Application.BrowseFox.B
Jiangmin Adware/Agent.jbk
Kaspersky not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Agent.ahbx
Malwarebytes PUP.Optional.Webget.A
McAfee Artemis!7B165BEBB439
McAfee-GW-Edition Artemis!7B165BEBB439
NANO-Antivirus Riskware.Win32.Agent.cummdd
Sophos Generic PUA JB
SUPERAntiSpyware Adware.BrowseFox/Variant
TrendMicro-HouseCall TROJ_GEN.F47V0502
VIPRE Yontoo (fs)
19 of the 52 anti-virus programs detected the webgetbho.dll file.

webgetbho.dll removal instructions

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

  1. Download and install FreeFixer: http://www.freefixer.com/download.html
  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 webgetbho.dll in the scan result and tick the checkbox next to the webgetbho.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 webgetbho.dll in the scan result.
    Red arrow point on the unwanted file
    C:\Program Files\webget\webgetbho.dll
  4. Scroll down to the bottom of the scan result and press the Fix button. FreeFixer will now delete the webgetbho.dll file.
    Screenshot of Fix button
  5. Restart your computer.
  6. Start FreeFixer and scan your computer again. If webgetbho.dll still remains in the scan result, proceed with the next step. If webgetbho.dll is gone from the scan result you're done.
  7. If webgetbho.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 webgetbho.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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Folder name variants

webgetbho.dll may also be located in other folders than C:\Program Files\webget\. The most common variants are listed below:

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What will you do with webgetbho.dll?

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What did other users do?

The poll result listed below shows what users chose to do with webgetbho.dll. 100% have voted for removal. Based on votes from 1 user.

Keep0 %
Remove100 %

NOTE: Please do not use this poll as the only source of input to determine what you will do with webgetbho.dll. Only 1 user has voted so far so it does not offer a high degree of confidence.


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.

Ashleigh writes

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why do I have this rubbish popping up every god damn time I click on something that makes me change pages. it is really annoying me and I want this removed now. it wont even let me disable it. Either you do something or I will!

# 18 May 2014, 13:38

Roger Karlsson writes

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@Ashleigh: The WebGet adware was probably installed with some other software download that you recently installed on your machine. There has been reports that WebGet is bundled with the CamStudio software:


Maybe that's how you got it?

# 18 May 2014, 16:09

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