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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
oobefldr.dll is a program most likely was already installed on your computer since the day your purchased. Always double check the disk location, as that will help verify if it is spyware or virus related, or if it is installed in the proper disk location. The disk location for oobefldr.dll is shown below. This program is part of the Microsoft welcome center, and it is a DLL component that will run in your system startup as part of rundll32.exe. It will be found on Windows Vista computers. This file is considered safe and is not spyware or virus related. Visit oobefldr.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 oobefldr.dll location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found in your startup showing as "rundll32.exe oobefldr.dll,ShowWelcomeCenter"


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

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

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