What is a DLL?
Dynamic Link Libraries, or .DLL files, are common and necessary components of most software. These files act as libraries for applications and often include any combination of code, data, and other resources for the program.The file-type was designed by Microsoft and DLL’s are written in a specific way to be interpreted by Windows. DLL files are only used in Microsoft Windows operating systems. Sometimes, multiple applications will access the same DLL file, such as is often the case with hardware libraries.

During the use of your computer, sometimes applications that have been removed will leave behind DLL files so that the files remain in the event other applications are using them. However, there is frequently no need for these files to remain on your filesystem. The files aren’t typically large, but since they are so common, usually a non-trivial amount of storage space can be recovered by removing these unneeded files.In fact, sometimes the existence of these older files can be more detrimental to your computer, especially if these files become corrupted or out-dated. Applications and processes will attempt to access the bad file and copy bad information to other areas of your computer. Sometimes even leading to a Blue Screen Of Death (BSOD). Rarely, DLL files can be attributed to Trojan’s and Worms, two different categories of computer viruses.

Registry cleaning tools will take an inventory of the DLL files on your system and determine which files can be safely removed, or should be removed, and delete them for you. In the end, your system will see improved performance and stability.

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