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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
AcroIEHelperShim.dll is a file which may have arrived on your computer the day you purchased it. The file location is also listed below, and should always be verified as spyware writers will often use the same named file or like named files and just locate them elsewhere in attempts to fool you. This acroiehelpershim.dll file is part of the Adobe, and it is PDF related browser software. This will run as a BHO in your browser everytime you start or open your web browser. This goes by the name Adobe PDF Helper. This file is considered safe and is not considered spyware or adware related. Visit acroiehelpershim.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 acroiehelpershim.dll location, where is it stored on my computer?
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat\ActiveX\AcroIEHelperShim.dll is where this will be found on your system.


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

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

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