coieplg.dll - Is coieplg.dll spyware, adware, or a virus?

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



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. coieplg.dll

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

Purpose of this file:
coIEPlg.dll is a program which was most likely installed by you at sometime or another. The actual disk location is also listed below, always verify where its located on your hard drive, as this makes sure it is not spyware or adware simply placed elsewhere on your computer, and using the same name in an attempt to fool you. This program comes from Symantec and it is part of their anti virus and anti spyware related security software. This is considered safe, and is not required, so you can remove it if you do not use it. The location is shown below, note that this also is a BHO module so it will run in your browser. Visit coieplg.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 coieplg.dll location, where is it stored on my computer?
This program is located on your hard drive at C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\coShared\Browser\2.0\coIEPlg.dll


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 spyware, adware, or popup programs do. If you suspect you have spyware or adware, 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, coieplg.dll 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. coieplg.dll can also be used by other programs or software, as there is no standard on software program names what companies choose.

  • Is coieplg.dll spyware?
        No.

  • Is this considered adware or popup related?
        No.

  • Is this considered a virus or trojan?
        No.

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

  • View All Tasks and Processes
    coIEPlg.dll is a program which was most likely installed by you at sometime or another. The actual disk location is also listed below, always verify where its located on your hard drive, as this makes sure it is not spyware or adware simply placed elsewhere on your computer, and using the same name in an attempt to fool you. This program comes from Symantec and it is part of their anti virus and anti spyware related security software. This is considered safe, and is not required, so you can remove it if you do not use it. The location is shown below, note that this also is a BHO module so it will run in your browser. This program is located on your hard drive at C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\coShared\Browser\2.0\coIEPlg.dll Please feel free to check www.what-is-exe.com for any future lookups or updates, as this index is continually changing and expanding.