How to remove an AcroIEHelper error
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AcroIEHelper.dll file information
The process known as Adobe Acrobat IE Helper (version 7.0 for ActiveX, 6.0 for ActivieX) or Adobe PDF Helper for Internet Explorer or Adobe Reader (version 7.1.0, 7.0, 9.2, 8.1.2, 8.1.4, 8.1.5, 8.1.3) or Adobe Acrobat (version 7.0 Professional)
belongs to software AcroIEHelper Library or Adobe Acrobat IE Helper or Adobe Common File Installer or Adobe Acrobat (version 8 Professional, 8 Standard, 9 Pro Extended, 9 Standard, 3D TryOut) or Adobe Reader (version 8) or Adobe Creative Suite (version 2) or Adobe Production Studio or CS881X & MTM80X Driver(Auto
by Adobe Systems (www.adobe.com) or Adobe (www.adobe.com).
Description: The file AcroIEHelper.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\ or in a subfolder of the "My Files" folder or in a subfolder of C:\Windows or in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings" (e.g. C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\reader\ActiveX\ or C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\ActiveX\).
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 63,128 bytes (39% of all occurrences), 63,136 bytes and 6 more variants.
This .dll file is a Browser Helper Object (BHO) that runs automatically every time you start your Internet browser. BHOs are not stopped by personal firewalls, because they are identified by the firewall as your browser itself. BHOs are often used by adware and spyware. The unique ID of this BHO is 06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3 or 06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3= or 5 more variants. It is a Verisign signed file. The program has no visible window. AcroIEHelper.dll is able to change the behavior or monitor Internet Explorer. The service has no detailed description. File AcroIEHelper.dll is not a Windows system file. The file is certified by a trustworthy company. The application can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. Therefore the technical security rating is 37% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
In case you experience problems using AcroIEHelper.dll, you can also consult Adobe’s Customer Service, update  the program or uninstall the associated program
Recommended: Identify AcroIEHelper.dll related errors
If AcroIEHelper.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files", the security rating is 34% dangerous. The file size is 62,080 bytes (93% of all occurrences), 61,888 bytes and 6 more variants.
AcroIEHelper.dll is a Verisign signed file. The program has no visible window. File AcroIEHelper.dll is able to monitor Internet browser. The service has no detailed description. It is not a Windows core file. The file is digitally signed. The process can be removed using the control panel Add\Remove programs applet.
In case you experience problems using AcroIEHelper.dll, you can also consult Adobe’s Customer Service, update the program or uninstall the associated program
If AcroIEHelper.dll is located in the folder C:\Windows, the security rating is 82% dangerous. The file size is 229,376 bytes (25% of all occurrences), 226,304 bytes, 235,008 bytes or 232,448 bytes. There is no description of the program. The program is not visible. AcroIEHelper.dll is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The file is able to change the behavior or monitor Internet Explorer. The service has no detailed description. File AcroIEHelper.dll is not a Windows core file. AcroIEHelper.dll seems to be a compressed file.
If AcroIEHelper.dll is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 92% dangerous. The file size is 196,608 bytes (66% of all occurrences) or 528,896 bytes.
External information from Tony Klein:
- This legitimate BHO (AcroIEhelper.ocx, AcroIEhelper.dll) is related to Adobe Acrobat reader
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as AcroIEHelper.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the AcroIEHelper.dll 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.
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