acroiehelper.dll - Is acroiehelper.dll trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is acroiehelper.dll?
Purpose of acroiehelper.dll:



Process or task name:

Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similiar spelling for these windows processes and tasks: acroiehelper.dll

File type:
Dll program - Files that have a dll extension are called modules/functions or programs loaded into memory.

Purpose of this file:
Acroiehelper.dll is a DLL module that may have been preinstalled on your computer or may have been installed by yourself. The exact folder location for this file is also listed below, always verify the file and location as spyware and virus writers often use similiar named files and place them elsewhere on your computer. This is from Adobe software. This acroiehelper.dll file is not required, but does not hurt anything to leave it run, as it will appear as a BHO entry running in your web browers (IE). Adobe products are very popular in browsers, and are considered safe to leave as is. (Note that you can view or monitor all BHO and startup programs on your computer by running a program like Complete Cleanup). These Adobe files are used for opening PDF files, like Adobe Acrobat reader, and various other Adobe products. This file is considered safe and is not spyware. Visit acroiehelper.dll for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the acroiehelper.dll location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found at c:\program files\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll


  • Is acroiehelper.dll spyware?
        No, this windows task is not spyware.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        No, this windows task is not popup or adware related software.

  • Is acroiehelper.dll considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

  • Would you recommend that I remove acroiehelper.dll?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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