Is WebCheck.dll safe?
WebCheck.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 WebCheck.dll belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.
WebCheck.dll file information
Description: The original WebCheck.dll from Microsoft is an important part of Windows, but often causes problems. WebCheck.dll is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32 or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 276,480 bytes (32% of all occurrences), 233,472 bytes and 68 more variants.
The program has a visible window. The application is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ShellServiceObjectDelayLoad). The file is not a Windows system file. The file is a Microsoft signed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 4% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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How to recognize suspicious variants? If WebCheck.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 51% dangerous. The file size is 196,096 bytes (83% of all occurrences) or 23,552 bytes.
WebCheck.dll is not a Windows core file. The program is not visible. The file is able to change the behavior or monitor Internet Explorer.
If you want to remove the program completely, go to Control Panel ⇒ Software ⇒ Web Check.
If WebCheck.dll is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows, the security rating is 0% dangerous. The file size is 233,984 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 276,480 bytes, 258,048 bytes or 236,544 bytes. The program has a visible window. The WebCheck.dll file is a trustworthy file from Microsoft. The application starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ShellServiceObjectDelayLoad). It is not a Windows system file.
If WebCheck.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files", the security rating is 89% dangerous. The file size is 34,304 bytes.
Important: Some malware disguises itself as WebCheck.dll, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the WebCheck.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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