What is INDICDLL.dll?

INDICDLL.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 INDICDLL.dll is a Windows system file or if it belongs to an application that you can trust.

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INDICDLL.dll file information

The process known as Keyboard Language Indicator Shell Hook Extension or Internat belongs to software Microsoft® Windows (version 2000 Operating System) or Microsoft® Windows NT® Operating System by Microsoft (

Description: INDICDLL.dll is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. INDICDLL.dll is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder or sometimes in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or in the C:\Windows folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 11,536 bytes (50% of all occurrences), 13,696 bytes or 24,576 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 is not visible. The service has no detailed description. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. It is not a Windows core file. INDICDLL.dll is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 66% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

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Important: Some malware disguises itself as INDICDLL.dll, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the INDICDLL.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

Windows 2000 Profesional File
Seems to be the language indicator in the windows tray
this is Part of ASTON shell - not dangeroes
It's the Keyboard Language Indicator Shell Hook Extension from Microsoft

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Summary: Average user rating of INDICDLL.dll: based on 6 votes with 4 user comments. 2 users think INDICDLL.dll is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's probably harmless. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving INDICDLL issues

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