What is WfxSeh32.Dll?

WfxSeh32.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 WfxSeh32.Dll is a Windows system file or if it belongs to an application that you can trust.

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WfxSeh32.Dll file information

The process known as Shell extension for ACT phonebook integration DLL belongs to software Symantec WinFax PRO by Symantec (

Description: WfxSeh32.Dll is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. WfxSeh32.Dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 38,400 bytes (96% of all occurrences) or 35,328 bytes. 
This is a special .dll file (Dynamic Link Library), which starts automatically when programs are launched. So it can monitor or manipulate all of your program starts. The program is not visible. The service has no detailed description. It is not a Windows system file. It monitors program starts. Therefore the technical security rating is 65% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You can also uninstall Symantec WinFax PRO or WinFax PRO software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 10/8/7).

Recommended: Identify WfxSeh32.Dll related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as WfxSeh32.Dll, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the WfxSeh32.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.


User Comments

This is a Symantec Winfax Pro Ver 10.0 File, and is part of the phone book system, however, this file if not secured, could be used to fax documents to another computer or fax machine. In addition WinFax is buggy with both XP and Vista
  Perry Davidson  
  J Brown  
Part of winfax

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of WfxSeh32.Dll: based on 6 votes with 3 user comments. 3 users think WfxSeh32.Dll is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving WfxSeh32 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with WfxSeh32. 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.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the WfxSeh32.Dll process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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