How to remove an web_ie.dll error
Web_ie.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 web_ie.dll belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.
Web_ie.dll file information
The process known as NaturalWeb for Internet Explorer belongs to software Dragon NaturalWeb or Dragon NaturallySpeaking or USB Game Controller by Dragon Systems (www.dragoncr.com) or ScanSoft (www.scansoft.com).
Description: web_ie.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 372,790 bytes (90% of all occurrences), 421,888 bytes and 4 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 2843DAC1-05EF-11D2-95BA-0060083493D6. The program is not visible. File web_ie.dll is able to monitor Internet browser. The service has no detailed description. The file is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 66% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You could completely remove Dragon NaturallySpeaking or Dragon NaturallySpeaking 8 (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs).
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If web_ie.dll is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows, the security rating is 72% dangerous. The file size is 368,693 bytes (44% of all occurrences), 372,789 bytes, 235,520 bytes or 372,790 bytes. The program has no visible window. It is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. Web_ie.dll is able to change the behavior or monitor Internet Explorer. The service has no detailed description. It is not a Windows core file.
External information from Tony Klein:
- This legitimate BHO (web_ie.dll) is related to Dragon Speech Recognition software
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as web_ie.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the web_ie.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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