What is Makro.dlh?

Please read below to decide for yourself whether the Makro.dlh on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Makro.dlh file information

The process known as Makro für Windows belongs to software Makro by Walter Hintenaus.

Description: Makro.dlh is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Makro.dlh is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder—normally C:\Users\USERNAME\WinTools\! Makro\Makro\. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 701,440 bytes (25% of all occurrences), 689,264 bytes, 599,040 bytes or 620,032 bytes. 
A .dll file (Dynamic Link Library) is a special type of Windows program containing functions that other programs can call. This .dll file can be injected to all running processes and can change or manipulate their behavior. There is no description of the program. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The program has no visible window. The service has no detailed description. The Makro.dlh file is not a Windows core file. Makro.dlh is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 69% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If there are any problems with Makro.dlh, you may want to do the following:
  • contact Customer Service
  • uninstall the software Walter Hintenaus using the Uninstall a Program function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Uninstall a Program)

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If Makro.dlh is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 70% dangerous. The file size is 607,728 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 592,384 bytes or 596,480 bytes. There is no description of the program. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The program is not visible. The service has no detailed description. The file is not a Windows core file. Makro.dlh is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Makro.dlh, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the Makro.dlh process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

Eine der DLL-Dateien des Makrorekorders von Walter Hintenaus
  Anton Mayer   (further information)
DLL zum Makro-Recorder Makro.exe
  Karl Firedrich   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of Makro.dlh: based on 2 votes with 2 user comments. 2 users think Makro.dlh is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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Best practices for resolving Makro issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with Makro. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the Makro.dlh process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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