How to remove an SkypeIEPlugin.dll error
SkypeIEPlugin.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 SkypeIEPlugin.dll belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.
SkypeIEPlugin.dll file information
The process known as Skype add-on for IE or Skype Click to Call for Internet Explorer or Click to Call with Skype for Internet Explorer or Skype Click to Call
belongs to software Skype or Skype add-on for IE or Skype Click to Call or Skype Toolbars or Skype web features or Click to Call with Skype or Skype™ Beta
by Skype Technologies S.A (www.skype.com).
Description: SkypeIEPlugin.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings" or in a subfolder of the "My Files" folder.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 1,377,576 bytes (7% of all occurrences), 1,088,296 bytes and 45 more variants.
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 22BF413B-C6D2-4d91-82A9-A0F997BA588C or AE805869-2E5C-4ED4-8F7B-F1F7851A4497. The program is not visible. The file is able to monitor Internet browser. It is not a Windows system file. It is a Verisign signed file. It is certified by a trustworthy company. The program can be removed using the control panel Add\Remove programs applet. SkypeIEPlugin.dll is able to monitor applications and record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 28% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you are having problems with SkypeIEPlugin.dll, you may also do the following:
1) uninstall Skype™ or Skype Click to Call from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs"
2) go to the support area of the Skype website
3) make sure that you have installed the latest version.
Recommended: Identify SkypeIEPlugin.dll related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as SkypeIEPlugin.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the SkypeIEPlugin.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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