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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
IPSBHO.dll is a program that may have been installed by you on your computer, but it may also have arrived as preinstalled software on your computer. The exact disk location where it should be stored on your computer is also shown below to verfiy it is not spyware, as many spyware programs use similiar names and just locate them elsewhere on your hard drive. Always check the proper disk location of your programs if you are concerned that they may be spyware or malware. This IPSBHO.dll program is part of the Symantec intrusion detection software, and it will run as a BHO in your Internet Explorer browser. This runs as a browser object on your pc, and will not show in your normal startup because it is a BHO. (You can view all BHO, service, and startup programs on your computer with a shareware program like Complete Cleanup, or you can go through all the tabs in your control panel to view this also). This file is considered safe and is not virus and spyware related. Visit ipsbho.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 ipsbho.dll location, where is it stored on my computer?
This service will be found on your disk in folder C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\SYMANT~1\IDS\IPSBHO.dll


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

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

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