What is IEFlash.dll?

IEFlash.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 FlashFXP.

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IEFlash.dll file information

The process known as FlashFXP (version v3, v4.1) or FlashFXP Internet Explorer Plugin (version v3) belongs to software FlashFXP (version v3, 5) by IniCom Networks ( or OpenSight Software.

Description: IEFlash.dll is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. IEFlash.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files"—mostly C:\Program Files\FlashFXP\. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 191,096 bytes (86% of all occurrences), 190,616 bytes, 78,120 bytes, 96,408 bytes or 96,888 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 E5A1691B-D188-4419-AD02-90002030B8EE. There is no file information. The program has no visible window. It is able to monitor web browsers. The service has no detailed description. The file is not a Windows core file. IEFlash.dll is a Verisign signed file. IEFlash.dll is certified by a trustworthy company. The program can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. Therefore the technical security rating is 51% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you have any problems with IEFlash.dll, you can uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a ProgramFlashFXP v3 or FlashFXP 5, ask the developer,, for support or search for an update [1][2] on the vendor’s website.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as IEFlash.dll, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the IEFlash.dll process on your PC to see if it is a threat. If FlashFXP 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.


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Summary: Average user rating of IEFlash.dll: based on 12 votes with 5 user comments. 12 users think IEFlash.dll is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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Best practices for resolving IEFlash issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: ASecurity Task Manager examines the active IEFlash process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known Banti-malware tool tells you if the IEFlash.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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