What is IEView.wlx?

Please read below to decide for yourself whether the IEView.wlx on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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IEView.wlx file information

The process known as IEView: Total Commander lister plugin belongs to software Total CMA Pack or Total Commander (version 7.04 PowerPack, 6.53 PowerPack, 7.02a PowerPack) or Total Commander Ultima Prime or IEView: Total Commander lister plugin or Total Commander PowerPack or Total Commander Plugins Pack by unknown.

Description: IEView.wlx is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file IEView.wlx is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of the user's profile folder or in a subfolder of the user's "Documents" folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 118,784 bytes (98% of all occurrences), 69,632 bytes, 36,864 bytes or 68,096 bytes. 
A .dll file (Dynamic Link Library) is a special type of Windows program containing functions that other programs can call. This .dll file can be injected to all running processes and can change or manipulate their behavior. The program has no file description. The program is not visible. The service has no detailed description. IEView.wlx is not a Windows core file. IEView.wlx is able to record keyboard inputs. IEView.wlx is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 95% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you are having problems with IEView.wlx, you can contact to assist you or uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Uninstall a Program > Total Commander or Total Commander 7.02a PowerPack).

Recommended: Identify IEView.wlx related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as IEView.wlx. Therefore, you should check the IEView.wlx 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.


User Comments

Total Commander plugin that allows to view files using iexplorer
    (further information)
Plugin vom TotalCommander (TC UP)

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of IEView.wlx: based on 13 votes with 2 user comments. 11 users think IEView.wlx is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving IEView issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with IEView. 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.

To help you analyze the IEView.wlx process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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