What is iehelper.dll?

iehelper.dll is usually located in the 'C:\WINDOWS\system32\' folder.

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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.

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iehelper.dll was installed through a security hole.

# 9 Jun 2009, 11:14

Roger Karlsson writes

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Here's what the scanners at virustotal.com says about the file:

a-squared 2009.06.14 Riskware.FraudTool.Win32.WinSpywareProtect!IK
AhnLab-V3 2009.06.14 -
AntiVir 2009.06.14 -
Antiy-AVL 2009.06.12 FraudTool/Win32.WinSpywareProtect.gen
Authentium 2009.06.14 -
Avast 4.8.1335.0 2009.06.14 Win32:FakeAlert-BO
AVG 2009.06.14 Agent2.JYW
BitDefender 7.2 2009.06.15 -
CAT-QuickHeal 10.00 2009.06.13 FraudTool.WinSpywareProtect.v (Not a Virus)
ClamAV 0.94.1 2009.06.14 -
Comodo 1328 2009.06.14 -
DrWeb 2009.06.15 Trojan.Fakealert.4405
eSafe 2009.06.11 -
eTrust-Vet 31.6.6556 2009.06.12 -
F-Prot 2009.06.14 -
F-Secure 8.0.14470.0 2009.06.13 FraudTool.Win32.WinSpywareProtect.vz
Fortinet 2009.06.14 W32/FakeAlert.DH!tr
GData 19 2009.06.15 Win32:FakeAlert-BO
Ikarus T3. 2009.06.14 not-a-virus:FraudTool.Win32.WinSpywareProtect
K7AntiVirus 7.10.762 2009.06.12 -
Kaspersky 2009.06.15 not-a-virus:FraudTool.Win32.WinSpywareProtect.vz
McAfee 5646 2009.06.14 FakeAlert-DH
McAfee+Artemis 5646 2009.06.14 FakeAlert-DH
McAfee-GW-Edition 6.7.6 2009.06.14 Trojan.LooksLike.FakeSpypro
Microsoft 1.4701 2009.06.14 Trojan:Win32/FakeSpypro
NOD32 4153 2009.06.14 -
Norman 6.01.09 2009.06.12 -
nProtect 2009.1.8.0 2009.06.14 -
Panda 2009.06.14 W32/Autorun.AFX
PCTools 2009.06.12 -
Prevx 3.0 2009.06.15 High Risk Cloaked Malware
Rising 2009.06.14 AdWare.Win32.BHO.eze
Sophos 4.42.0 2009.06.15 Mal/Generic-A
Sunbelt 3.2.1858.2 2009.06.14 -
Symantec 2009.06.15 -
TheHacker 2009.06.13 -
TrendMicro 8.950.0.1092 2009.06.12 -
VBA32 2009.06.14 -
ViRobot 2009.6.13.1785 2009.06.13 -
VirusBuster 2009.06.14 -

# 14 Jun 2009, 16:34

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