What is IEWebSiteLogon.exe?

The genuine IEWebSiteLogon.exe file is a software component of HP SimplePass by Hewlett-Packard.
HP SimplePass is a biometric authentication software. IEWebSiteLogon.exe runs the Internet Explorer Website Logon process. This is not an essential process for Windows and can be disabled if known to create problems. HP SimplePass is a program designed for the Windows platform that enables users to access their computer with a fingerprint scanner. The program features authenticated login to access online websites as well as offline files and folders. The program often comes preinstalled on computers manufactured by HP that have a fingerprint scanner. Hewlett-Packard was founded by Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard, two Stanford graduates in electrical engineering, in 1939. It started out in Packard's Garage in Palo Alto, California. For the major part of the 20th century, the company focused on a wide range of electronic products but slowly grew out into producing computing-specific hardware from the 1970s onwards. Today, it provides hardware, software and services to consumers and various types of businesses and large corporations.

IEWebSiteLogon stands for Internet Explorer WebSite Logon

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the IEWebSiteLogon.exe 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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IEWebSiteLogon.exe file information

The process known as IEWebSiteLogon belongs to software HP SimplePass or Fingerprint Reader by AuthenTec (

Description: IEWebSiteLogon.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. IEWebSiteLogon.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 4,073,768 bytes (50% of all occurrences), 4,622,184 bytes or 4,073,320 bytes. 
The program has a visible window. The file is digitally signed. The IEWebSiteLogon.exe file is not a Windows system file. The software can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. IEWebSiteLogon.exe is a Verisign signed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 3% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: You can ask the developer,, [1][2] for support or uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Uninstall a Program > HP SimplePass or Fingerprint Reader).

Recommended: Identify IEWebSiteLogon.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as IEWebSiteLogon.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the IEWebSiteLogon.exe 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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Best practices for resolving IEWebSiteLogon issues

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