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

what is rewrite.dll?
Purpose of rewrite.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. rewrite.dll

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

Purpose of this file:
rewrite.dll is a file which may have arrived on your computer the day you purchased it. This is true whether you are running windows 7, windows 10, or later. 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 rewrite.dll file is part of the Microsoft system and people are often reporting errors like "The Module DLL C:\windows\system32\inetsrv\rewrite.dll failed to load". This error most likely means its missing. This file is considered safe and is not considered spyware or virus related software or app. Visit rewrite.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 rewrite.dll location, where is it stored on my computer?
C:\WINDOWS\system32\inetsrv\rewrite.dll is the computer location where this will be found on windows.


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, rewrite.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. rewrite.dll can also be used by other programs or software, as there is no standard on software program names what companies choose.

  • Is rewrite.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 rewrite.dll?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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    rewrite.dll is a file which may have arrived on your computer the day you purchased it. This is true whether you are running windows 7, windows 10, or later. 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 rewrite.dll file is part of the Microsoft system and people are often reporting errors like "The Module DLL C:\windows\system32\inetsrv\rewrite.dll failed to load". This error most likely means its missing. This file is considered safe and is not considered spyware or virus related software or app. C:\WINDOWS\system32\inetsrv\rewrite.dll is the computer location where this will be found on windows. Please feel free to check www.what-is-exe.com for any future lookups or updates, as this index is continually changing and expanding.