Should I block it?

16% of PCs block this file from running.

VersionsAdditional versions

5, 7, 8313, 1002 12.50%
5, 7, 7725, 1624 6.25%
5, 7, 7529, 1424 62.50%
5, 7, 6406, 1642 6.25%
5, 7, 6406, 1642 6.25%
5, 5, 4723, 1820 6.25%



GoogleToolbarNotifier by Google Inc (Signed)

Remove swg64.dll
Version:   5, 7, 7725, 1624
MD5:   02cf3eb6340934b16cb932801e2400eb
SHA1:   b9838ad0e5ece22a99bf0b3e67d80de5e571b836
SHA256:   42e157dc883512207254b610068d0bc045b1869d7cfabe40d9dab1a40a65cea1

What is swg64.dll?

Google Toolbar Notifier is a Windows service that runs in the background to make sure that Google is your default search engine and is automatically installed on your PC when you install many of the Google applications such as the Google Toolbar or Google Chrome. This windows service is simply designed to make sure the default search provider is not changed.

About swg64.dll (from Google Inc)

Toolbar Notifier protects your Google search settings and notifies you if a website or program attempts to change your default search settings. Sometimes malware attempts to redirect your searches to


File name:swg64.dll
Publisher:Google Inc.
Product name:GoogleToolbarNotifier
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\google\googletoolbarnotifier\5.7.7529.1424\swg64.dll
Original name:GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
File version:5, 7, 7725, 1624
Size:338.02 KB (346,136 bytes)
Issued to:Google Inc
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Expiration date:Thursday, November 13, 2014
Digital DNA
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
More details


Internet Explorer Browser Helper Object
Located in the registry at 'SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects'
  • BHO CLSID: {AF69DE43-7D58-4638-B6FA-CE66B5AD205D}

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Ultimate 68.75%
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.25%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 66.67% of GoogleToolbarNotifier.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Dell 40.00%
Acer 20.00%
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