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, 5, 4723, 1820
MD5:   9ae848bab9745e9a792205eea1a4d6ba
SHA1:   d57a09ce12e7f0bd2bf7388650ed69cfc3720ef5
SHA256:   cdaf566871e26e8fa8beb1ea163ae78a2b6cfc57abfc8a561165bb7635d30a66

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, 5, 4723, 1820
Size:312.48 KB (319,984 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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