How to remove the iehelper3 virus
Most antivirus programs identify iehelper3.dll as malware.
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Iehelper3.dll file information
The process contains no information about its author.
Description: iehelper3.dll is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32 or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\Windows.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 205,824 bytes (94% of all occurrences) or 208,384 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 49E0E0F0-5C30-11D4-945D-000000000000. There is no information about the author of the file. The program has no visible window. File iehelper3.dll is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The file is able to change the behavior or monitor Internet Explorer. There is no detailed description of this service. The file is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 92% dangerous.
Recommended: Identify iehelper3.dll related errors
External information from Tony Klein:
- This legitimate BHO (iesecpro.dll) is related to IE SEcurity Pro
- This spyware BHO (IEHelper.dll) is related to Hijacker, as yet unidentified
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as iehelper3.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the iehelper3.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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