What Is Extension32.dll? Is It A Virus Or Malware? How To Fix?

What is Extension32.dll?

Extension32.dll is an dll file which belongs to the process Extension.dll which comes with the Software Web Assistant developed by software developer GoodSearch

The .dll extension of the Extension32.dll file specifies that it is a Dynamic-link library file.

Malware and viruses are also transmitted through dll files. So we must be sure before opening any unknown dll file on our computers.

We will check if the Extension32.dll file is a virus or malware? Whether it should be deleted to keep your computer safe? Read more below.

Is Extension32.dll safe to run? Is it a virus or malware?

Let’s check the location of this dll file to determine whether this is a legit software or a virus. The location of this file is

File Location : C:Program FilesWeb Assistant

To check whether the dll file is legit you can start the Task Manager. Then click on the columns field and add Verified Signer as one of the columns.

Now look at the Verified Signer value for Extension32.dll process if it says “Unable to verify” then the file may be a virus.

File Name Extension32.dll
Software Developer GoodSearch
File Type
File Location C:Program FilesWeb Assistant
Software Web Assistant

If the developer of the software is legitimate then it is not a virus or malware. If the developer is not listed or seems suspicious you can remove it using the uninstall program.

How to Fix Extension32.dll Errors

To fix missing Extension32.dll file you can perform a system restore to restore all missing dll files on your system.

If the system restore didn’t fix the dll issue then you can run System File Checker to fix corrupt dll files on your Windows system.

How To Remove or Uninstall Extension32.dll

To remove Extension32.dll from your computer do the following steps one by one.

  1. If the dll file is a part of a software program or game then it will also have an uninstall option. Then you can run the uninstaller located at directory like C:>GoodSearch>Extension.dll orWeb Assistant >Extension32.dll_uninstall.dll
  2. Or the Extension32.dll was installed using the Windows Installer then to uninstall it Go to System Settings and open Add Or Remove Programs Option.
  3. Then Search for Extension32.dll or the software name Web Assistant in the search bar or try out the developer name GoodSearch.
  4. Then click on it and select the Uninstall Program option to remove Extension32.dll file from your computer. Now the software Web Assistant program along with the file Extension32.dll will be removed from your computer.

I hope you were able to learn more about the Extension32.dll file and how to remove it.

Let us know in the comments below if you face any other Extension32.dll issues.

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