SEPsearchhelperie.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 Search Helper.
The process known as Search Helper for Internet Explorer or Microsoft Search Enhancement Pack belongs to software Microsoft Search Enhancement Pack or Microsoft Search Enhancement by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).
Description: SEPsearchhelperie.dll is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. SEPsearchhelperie.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 137,600 bytes (50% of all occurrences), 191,792 bytes, 138,624 bytes or 138,608 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 6EBF7485-159F-4bff-A14F-B9E3AAC4465B. The program has no visible window. The SEPsearchhelperie.dll file is able to monitor web browsers. SEPsearchhelperie.dll is not a Windows core file. The file has a digital signature. The program can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. Therefore the technical security rating is 38% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.
Recommended: Identify SEPsearchhelperie.dll related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as SEPsearchhelperie.dll, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the SEPsearchhelperie.dll process on your PC to see if it is a threat. If Search Helper 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 SEPsearchhelperie process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known Banti-malware tool tells you if the SEPsearchhelperie.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.