Scriptcl.dll is a browser extension for Internet Explorer. This add-on enables several additional functions for Internet Explorer. You can disable it through the Extras menu (key combination Alt + X) under Manage Add-ons. The following paragraph provides more information about VSCore Script Scanner.
The process known as VSCore Script Scanner
belongs to software VSCORE.22.214.171.124.x86 or McAfee VirusScan Enterprise or VSCORE.126.96.36.199.x86 or McAfee AntiSpyware Enterprise or VSCORE.188.8.131.52.x86 or VSCORE.184.108.40.206.x86 or McAfee AntiSpyware Enterprise Module or VSCORE.220.127.116.11.x86
by McAfee (www.mcafee.com).
Description: Scriptcl.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Scriptcl.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 58,688 bytes (52% of all occurrences), 67,136 bytes or 66,880 bytes.
This .dll file is a Browser Helper Object (BHO) that runs automatically every time you start your web browser. BHOs are not stopped by personal firewalls, because they are identified by the firewall as part of the browser itself. BHOs are often used by adware and spyware. IDs used by this BHO include 7DB2D5A0-7241-4E79-B68D-6309F01C5231. Scriptcl.dll is a Verisign signed file. The program has no visible window. It is able to monitor web browsers. It is certified by a trustworthy company. The file is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 31% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.
Recommended: Identify scriptcl.dll related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as scriptcl.dll, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the scriptcl.dll process on your PC to see if it is a threat. If VSCore Script Scanner has changed your browser's search engine and start page, you can recover your browser's default settings as follows:Reset default browser settings for Internet-Explorer ▾
The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: ASecurity Task Manager examines the active scriptcl process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known Banti-malware tool tells you if the scriptcl.dll on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.
A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. 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.