What is httpwatchscpro.dll?

Httpwatchscpro.dll is a browser extension for Internet Explorer. This add-on enables several additional functions for Internet Explorer. You can disable it through the Extras menu (key combination Alt + X) under Manage Add-ons. The following paragraph provides more information about HttpWatch Professional.

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Httpwatchscpro.dll file information

The process known as HttpWatch Professional - HTTP Viewer for IE belongs to software HttpWatch Professional by Simtec (

Description: Httpwatchscpro.dll is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Httpwatchscpro.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 263,920 bytes (42% of all occurrences), 279,272 bytes, 211,416 bytes or 270,576 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 F1F69322-008F-4895-B2BF-AD194219825A. The program is not visible. The file is able to monitor web browsers. The file is digitally signed. There is no detailed description of this service. The file is not a Windows system file. Httpwatchscpro.dll is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 62% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: In case of problems with httpwatchscpro.dll, you can also go to the support area of the Httpwatch website or uninstall HttpWatch Professional from your computer using the Control Panel applet Uninstall a Program.

Recommended: Identify httpwatchscpro.dll related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as httpwatchscpro.dll, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the httpwatchscpro.dll process on your PC to see if it is a threat. If HttpWatch Professional 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 ▾
  1. In Internet Explorer, press the key combination Alt + X to open the Tools menu.
  2. Click Internet options.
  3. Click the Advanced tab.
  4. Click the Reset... button.
  5. Enable the Delete personal settings option.
This will reset your Internet Explorer to its default settings. Your browser will start with the familiar start page and search engine—without popups, ads, cookies, but all browser add-ons are deleted too [1]. Make cleaning up your browser and your computer simpler and safer with Security Task Manager.


User Comments

this is http developer tool traps and descibes every http request will never be in your computer in the first place unless you install it. not dangerous.

Summary: Average user rating of httpwatchscpro.dll: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks httpwatchscpro.dll is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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Best practices for resolving httpwatchscpro issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: ASecurity Task Manager examines the active httpwatchscpro process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known Banti-malware tool tells you if the httpwatchscpro.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 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic 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 6resmon 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 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

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