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

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



Process or task name:

Be sure to always double check your spelling if you are concerned about spyware, as often spyware will use a very similiar spelling of system processes or other common 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.


Note on file and folder locations: Remember that although many files are always in default file locations, some files can easily be moved to different locations or change names like many virus, spyware, or malware do. If you suspect you have a virus or spyware, check to see if you see a similiar names stored elsewhere. It always helps to check your tasklist also to see what is currently running on your computer. You can always view the tasklist on your computer by pressing ctrl-alt-del to view your "task manager", and then click the "processes" tab. This will show you all tasks running on your computer. Dll files will NOT show on your computer tasklist, as dll files are actually part of other processes. You may see similiar program names running if spyware or adware is on your computer, for example, acroiehelper.ocx may be slightly misspelled to keep you from finding it, or spyware and adware may be named very similiar to a system file. Make sure always check the location of tasks or processes if you are concerned. acroiehelper.ocx can also be used by other programs or software, as there is no standard on software program names what companies choose.

  • Is acroiehelper.ocx spyware?
        No.

  • Is this considered adware or popup related?
        No.

  • Is this considered a virus or trojan?
        No.

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

  • View All Tasks and Processes
    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. 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. Please feel free to check www.what-is-exe.com for any future lookups or updates, as this index is continually changing and expanding.