How to remove an mscorews.dll error
Mscorews.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 mscorews.dll belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.
Mscorews.dll file information
The process known as Shell Search Engine and Control Microsoft appears to be part of software Microsoft Windows Operating System or InstallShield Update Service by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com) or Macrovision (www.macrovision.com).
Description: mscorews.dll is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 81,920 bytes (61% of all occurrences), 6,144 bytes, 86,016 bytes or 77,824 bytes.
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. The unique ID of this BHO is 0000DE80-AEC3-70C3-4176-CE509063E000 or 00009E9F-DDD7-AA59-AA7D-AA4B7D6BE000. The program is not visible. The file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. File mscorews.dll is able to change the behavior or monitor Internet Explorer. There is no detailed description of this service. The file is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 82% dangerous.
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as mscorews.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the mscorews.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.
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