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What is AcroIEHelper.ocx?

AcroIEHelper.ocx is part of AcroIEHelper Module according to the AcroIEHelper.ocx version information.

AcroIEHelper.ocx's description is "AcroIEHelper Module"

AcroIEHelper.ocx is digitally signed by Adobe Systems, Incorporated.

AcroIEHelper.ocx is usually located in the 'C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 5.0\Reader\ActiveX\' folder.

None of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal reports anything malicious about AcroIEHelper.ocx.

If you have additional information about the file, please share it with the FreeFixer users by posting a comment at the bottom of this page.

Vendor and version information [?]

Product nameAcroIEHelper Module
File descriptionAcroIEHelper Module
Internal nameAcroIEHelper
Original filenameAcroIEHelper.DLL
Legal copyrightCopyright 2001
Product version1, 0, 0, 1
File version1, 0, 0, 1

The following is the available information on AcroIEHelper.ocx:

PropertyValue
Product nameAcroIEHelper Module
File descriptionAcroIEHelper Module
Internal nameAcroIEHelper
Original filenameAcroIEHelper.DLL
Legal copyrightCopyright 2001
Product version1, 0, 0, 1
File version1, 0, 0, 1

Digital signatures [?]

This file has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameAdobe Systems, Incorporated
Certificate issuer nameVeriSign Commercial Software Publishers CA
Certificate serial number0c2c43fa5e6010f22042ede381ccf64f

VirusTotal report

None of the 53 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the AcroIEHelper.ocx file.

None of the 53 anti-virus programs detected the AcroIEHelper.ocx file.

Folder name variants

AcroIEHelper.ocx may also be located in other folders than C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 5.0\Reader\ActiveX\. The most common variants are listed below:

Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD58394abfc1be196a62c9f532511936df7
SHA2560d62346fa85dfc3e9faf91b5dc4bb75e78b9f753c144289d75546473a253bbef

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What did other users do?

The poll result listed below shows what users chose to do with the file. 27% have voted for removal. Based on votes from 137 users.

User vote results: There were 37 votes to remove and 100 votes to keep

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Malware or legitimate?

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Comments

Please share with the other users what you think about this file. What does this file do? Is it legitimate or something that your computer is better without? Do you know how it was installed on your system? Did you install it yourself or did it come bundled with some other software? Is it running smoothly or do you get some error message? Any information that will help to document this file is welcome. Thank you for your contributions.

I'm reading all new comments so don't hesitate to post a question about the file. If I don't have the answer perhaps another user can help you.

Roger Karlsson writes

5 thumbs

The file belongs to Adode Acrobat Reader. It's safe, keep it.

# 4 Aug 2007, 22:00

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