How to remove the IECodecPl virus
Most antivirus programs identify IECodecPl.dll as malware, for instance Symantec identifies it as Adware.WebDir, and TrendMicro identifies it as Adware_BHO_Webdir.
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IECodecPl.dll file information
Description: IECodecPl.dll is located in the folder C:\Windows.
The file size on Windows 7/XP is 111,616 bytes.
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 BE2ED590-CA49-46B5-8CCE-244FB2E0D1AA. The application has no file description. The program has no visible window. It is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. IECodecPl.dll is able to monitor Internet browser. The service has no detailed description. File IECodecPl.dll is not a Windows core file. IECodecPl.dll seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 82% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
Recommended: Identify IECodecPl.dll related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as IECodecPl.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the IECodecPl.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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