What is the Background container.dll error?

This dll file is a part of a search toolbar developed by Conduit and has been known to cause problems.

Here is an example of a RunDLL error that says the Background container.dll file could not be found on your computer.


STEP 1: How to fix the Background container.dll error that appears at every startup:

1. Go to Start > Control Panel > System and Security > Administrative Tools
2. Double-click and open Task Scheduler and click on Task Scheduler Library.

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3. Look through the entire list for an entry related to BackgroundContainer.
4. When you find it, right-click on it and select Delete.
5. Close the window, exit all programs and reboot your computer

Didn’t find the entry is your Task Scheduler?

No problem.

You can use a free tool called AUTORUNS to scan your computer and help you locate and delete any references to BackgroundContainer.

STEP 2: Removing all traces of the Conduit Search toolbar

1. We recommend that you open you Internet browser (IE, Firefox or Chrome), browse through the list of add-ons and disable/remove any references to Search Protect by Conduit or Conduit Community Toolbar.

2. Run a free scan for malware to ensure that your PC is secure and free free from threats and unnecessary toolbar programs. We recommend using the free download of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware – it’s a very popular and reliable program!

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