VIPAddOnForIE.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 Symantec VIP Access Add-On.
Description: VIPAddOnForIE.dll is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file VIPAddOnForIE.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 2,109,040 bytes (85% of all occurrences) or 2,105,968 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 C63CD127-A1CB-4D49-A4F7-D6F88A917BE6. The program has no visible window. The VIPAddOnForIE.dll file is a Verisign signed file. The VIPAddOnForIE.dll file is able to monitor web browsers. The VIPAddOnForIE.dll file is certified by a trustworthy company. It is not a Windows system file. You can uninstall this program in the Control Panel. VIPAddOnForIE.dll is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 25% dangerous.
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as VIPAddOnForIE.dll, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the VIPAddOnForIE.dll process on your PC to see if it is a threat. If Symantec VIP Access Add-On 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 VIPAddOnForIE process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known Banti-malware tool tells you if the VIPAddOnForIE.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.