What is pwrisosh.dll?

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

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Pwrisosh.dll file information

The process known as PowerISOShell DLL belongs to software PowerISO Shell Dynamic Link Library or PowerISO by PowerISO Computing ( or Power Software.

Description: Pwrisosh.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The pwrisosh.dll file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of the user's profile folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 204,800 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 147,456 bytes and 11 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 is not visible. There is no detailed description of this service. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The file is not a Windows core file. Pwrisosh.dll is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 65% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you want to remove the program completely, go to Control Panel ⇒ Software ⇒ PowerISO or Total commander.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as pwrisosh.dll. Therefore, you should check the pwrisosh.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

When you install poweriso. It attempts to load itself each time the computer is started.
pwrisosh.dll file information The process PowerISOShell DLL belongs to the software PowerISO Shell Dynamic Link Library by PowerISO Computing, Inc. Description: File pwrisosh.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\. Known file sizes on Windows XP are 204,800 bytes (47% of all occurrence), 196,608 bytes, 192,512 bytes, 208,896 bytes, 221,184 bytes, 188,416 bytes, 147,456 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 pr
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This is an emulation software. I will recomend daemon-tools in front of this software.
  Tom Dubfunk B   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of pwrisosh.dll: based on 5 votes with 3 user comments. One user thinks it's probably harmless. 4 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving pwrisosh issues

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