Purpose of comcasttoolbar.dll:
File purpose and description:
COMCASTTOOLBAR.DLL is a file that comes from comcast, either they installed it on your computer or you went to their site and downloaded and installed it. Be sure to verify the exact disk location shown below. This file will run as a BHO in your browser every time you browse the web. The purpose of this is like most standard toolbars, it provides spyware protection, popup blocking, antiphishing, and more. This file is not considered to be adware or spyware related softwaer. (See the details below for the actual location of this file.)
Actual file or task name: (Note that you can view the entire list here)
This is a DLL program.
File or folder location:
This program is currently located at C:\PROGRA~1\COMCAS~1\COMCAS~1.DLL
Be aware that many tasks will be similiar names to existing tasks or processes.
You can always view the running tasks on your computer by pressing ctrl-alt-del to view the windows
"task manager", and then view the "processes" tab. This will show you all tasks running or currently active
on your PC. Although this shows you all running tasks, it does not show dll file thats are loaded, as they
get loaded as part of other processes. Many spyware writers attempt to hide their files
on your computer, for example, comcasttoolbar.dll may be intentionally misspelled to look like a similiar task, or spyware may be named very
similiar to a Windows system task. The reason they do this is so you cannot easily recognize the name in your tasklist
as I have mentioned above. Make sure always check the location of the file if you are concerned.
You can always find the location of comcasttoolbar.dll on your computer by using your Windows search options, but
I will also try to list the file location of every file described on this website, so you can verify the correct location. You can view the entire tasklist directory with the link below.