VersionsVersions 66.67% 33.33%


Smartinline Extension by Smartinline

Remove ContentHost.dll


There are 2 versions of contenthost.dll in the wild, the latest version being It is integrated as a plugin to Internet Explorer as a Browser Helper Object, often without any obvious user interface, and will load for each instance of IE. The average file size is about 408 KB. Some variations of the file have been seen to be installed with the program SmartInline from SmartInline.


File name:contenthost.dll
Product name:Smartinline Extension
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\smartinline\contenthost.dll

ResourcesPrograms installed in

(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of Smartinline Extension.)
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(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of contenthost.dll, select a unique version for details.)
Internet Explorer Browser Helper Object
Located in the registry at 'SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects'
  • BHO CLSID: {8B482FEC-B7B9-48EA-A366-86D2EAF6FFDA}

VersionsAll file variations of contenthost.dll

MD5SHA-1File size
fbc62c4c337a8576b88b5757772d1f16 f47d223513a3be691eb52ee522e12316a2d1223e 408 KB
c662edb110abf58e4aa4dc017700a3ae 3c3dc19fb2c0b604e3d0431f486cabd42937950d 408 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows Vista Home Premium 33.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.33%
Windows 8 16.67%
Windows 7 Professional 16.67%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 20.00% of Smartinline Extension.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Gateway 66.67%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
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