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What is ievkbd.dll?

Ievkbd.dll is a Windows DLL file. DLL is the abbreviation for Dynamic Link Library. DLL files are needed by programs or web browser extensions, because they contain program code, data, and resources. The following information can help you determine if ievkbd.dll belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.

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Ievkbd.dll file information

The process known as IE Virtual Keyboard belongs to software Kaspersky Internet Security (version 2012, 2011) or Kaspersky Anti-Virus (version 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012) or Kaspersky Total Security or Kaspersky Security Suite CBE (version 11) by Kaspersky Lab (www.kaspersky.com) or Kaspersky Lab ZAO (www.kaspersky.com).

Description: Ievkbd.dll is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file ievkbd.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 62,728 bytes (41% of all occurrences), 68,112 bytes and 7 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/ievkbd.dll.html 
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. IDs used by this BHO are 59273AB4-E7D3-40F9-A1A8-6FA9CCA1862C. The program has no visible window. It is a Verisign signed file. Ievkbd.dll is able to monitor Internet browsers. The file has a digital signature. The file is not a Windows core file. You can uninstall this program in the control panel. Ievkbd.dll is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 24% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If there are any problems with ievkbd.dll, you can also go to the support area [1][2] of the Kaspersky website, find out if there is a newer version [1][2] available or uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > Kaspersky Internet Security or Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2009).

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as ievkbd.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the ievkbd.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.


User Comments

Just another piece of Kaspersky Anti-Virus. So, let it live.
  Chekaloff   (further information)
Kaspersky program-part of the browser 'system check' to track IE behavior
  JonnyBee   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of ievkbd.dll: based on 2 votes with 2 user comments.
One user thinks ievkbd.dll is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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