Most antivirus programs classify asycfil.dll as a harmful extension to Internet Explorer: for example Trojan Horse (detected by Symantec), and TROJ_BOAXXE.BD or TROJ_PODNUHA.BR (detected by TrendMicro). Add-ons like this can display ads, slow down your computer and cause various other errors. If you can't remember installing the associated WIA Camera View DLL software, it's no surprise. In most cases, this kind of adware is installed on the side when you install a freeware product like a Youtube Downloader or a PDF Converter. In the following selection, you can read more about WIA Camera View DLL and how to get rid of it.
The process known as WIA Camera View DLL or Alcohol (version 120%) appears to belong to software Alcohol (version 120%) or Microsoft Windows Operating System by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com) or Alcohol Soft Development Team (www.alcohol-soft.com).
Description: Asycfil.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Asycfil.dll is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder.
Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 97,792 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 93,184 bytes, 84,480 bytes or 91,648 bytes.
This .dll file is a Browser Helper Object (BHO) that runs automatically every time you start your web browser. BHOs are not stopped by personal firewalls, because they are identified by the firewall as part of the browser itself. BHOs are often used by adware and spyware. IDs used by this BHO include 33458095-0BD1-47F4-874B-4A64C8454E08 or DD1DC5D9-95B1-4DCC-9F20-6B21584077E6 or 118351FF-920F-454E-81EB-4657D3A50AB0 or 3503BE95-3DB6-4DA7-9E27-3C0E3F167894. The program is not visible. Asycfil.dll is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The asycfil.dll file is able to change the behavior of, or monitor Internet Explorer. The service has no detailed description. It is not a Windows core file. The program has no file description. asycfil.dll appears to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 83% dangerous.
Recommended: Identify asycfil.dll related errors
Important: You should check the asycfil.dll process on your PC to see if it is a threat. If WIA Camera View DLL has changed your browser's search engine and start page, you can recover your browser's default settings as follows:Reset default browser settings for Internet-Explorer ▾
The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: Security Task Manager examines the active asycfil process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known anti-malware tool tells you if the asycfil.dll on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.
A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.
Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.