What is mscoreei.dll?

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

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Mscoreei.dll file information

The process known as Microsoft .NET Runtime Execution Engine or Microsoft .NET Framework (version 4 Client Profile) belongs to software Microsoft .NET Framework (version 4 Client Profile, 4 Client, 4, 4.5 RC) or The Medical Manager MMClient by Microsoft (

Description: Mscoreei.dll is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Mscoreei.dll is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows or sometimes in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 413,520 bytes (76% of all occurrences), 413,008 bytes and 16 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. It is digitally signed. There is no detailed description of this service. The file is not a Windows system file. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 56% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you encounter difficulties with mscoreei.dll, you may want to safely remove the program using the uninstall program of Microsoft .NET Framework or Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program), go to the support area of the Microsoft website or update the program.

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

Safe File Used by Microsoft FrameWork.
  Denii   (further information)
used to run .net applications
  jj89XD   (further information)
not sure what this is... something for .netframework so it should be safe.
microsoft framework.
  Adam Eastwood  
part of microsoft .NET framework v4. trustable.
As the .NET framework is a Microsoft product (free) that is required to run many programs, it is actually pretty important, unless you just don't have any programs that need it, in which case, there is still no reason to remove it. Just to be on the safe side, ignore it.
Part of Microsoft Net Frame Work it allows programs to operate across the network. Threads them in
Microsoft .NET Runtime Execution Engine

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Summary: Average user rating of mscoreei.dll: based on 13 votes with 8 user comments. 9 users think mscoreei.dll is essential for Windows or an installed application. 3 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user thinks mscoreei.dll is dangerous and recommends removing it. 2 users don't grade mscoreei.dll ("not sure about it").

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Best practices for resolving mscoreei issues

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