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

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



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.ocx

File type:
Misc file type - Not an exe or dll file, but still could be an executable if it is an activex file, script, etc.

Purpose of this file:
Acroiehelper.ocx is an executable file, and it most likely came already installed on your PC. Always check the file location which is shown below, as this is a way to verify you have the correct file. Often spyware or virus writers use similiar names in hopes to fool you into thinking its a good file, but they place the spyware in other disk locations with the similiar or same name. This is used for your Adobe Acrobat reader. This allows you to use the acrobat reader for viewing documents etc., most people have this since most pcs have the adobe acrobat reader installed. Visit acroiehelper.ocx 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.ocx location, where is it stored on my computer?
This will normally be located in your program files folder, and then in the Adobe folder beyond that. Note that this is where it should be on your system, it should not be located elsewhere outside of the Adobe folder.


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

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

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