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

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


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

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

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