What is ISWSHEX.dll?

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

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ISWSHEX.dll file information

The process known as ZoneAlarm Browser Security or ZoneAlarm ForceField belongs to software ZoneAlarm Browser Security or ZoneAlarm ForceField or ZoneAlarm Toolbar by Check Point Software Technologies (

Description: ISWSHEX.dll is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file ISWSHEX.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 644,776 bytes (38% of all occurrences), 644,736 bytes and 8 more variants. 
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 visible window. The service has no detailed description. The file is not a Windows system file. ISWSHEX.dll is a Verisign signed file. The file has a digital signature. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. ISWSHEX.dll is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs, monitor applications and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 49% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: It is possible to do the following:
  1) uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a ProgramZoneAlarm Toolbar or ZoneAlarm Browser Security
  2) contact to assist you.

Recommended: Identify ISWSHEX.dll related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as ISWSHEX.dll, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the ISWSHEX.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

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I have two (2) ISWSHEX.dll(s). Both have modified dates of 5/26/10 8:35 AM. One is 626 KB and the other 1,022 KB. I scanned them with Avast! and it returned "no threat found." OS Name Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Version 6.1.7600 Build 7600
  Earl R.  
unter Windows 7 stellt MS-Sicherheitsüberprüfung (immer wieder) mit Codeintegrität ungültige Seitenhashes fest. (was auch immer das bedeutet). Alle anderen Schutzprogramme melden keine Gefahr.
It stops the Netflix Win-8 app from runing
  Thomas Andersson  

4 users don't grade ISWSHEX.dll ("not sure about it").

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Best practices for resolving ISWSHEX issues

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