What is the ie_content_blocker_plugin.dll component needed for?Simply stated, a DLL file is an unnamed executable file. It cannot be directly invoked, but it can be called by any executable Windows program.
The ie_content_blocker_plugin.dll process is also known as Content Blocker Plugin and is a part of Kaspersky Anti-Virus (Version 2013) or, as the case may be, Kaspersky Internet Security (Version 2013, 2014). This software is produced by Kaspersky Lab ZAO (www.kaspersky.com). An obsolete or defective version of ie_content_blocker_plugin.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Content Blocker Plugin has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Content Blocker Plugin has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- ie_content_blocker_plugin.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module ie_content_blocker_plugin.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about ie_content_blocker_plugin.dll Content Blocker Plugin
ie_content_blocker_plugin.dll is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Ie_content_blocker_plugin.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 655,040 bytes (30% of all these files), 544,448 bytes as well as 4 other variants.
This DLL file is a browser plug-in. This could mean that your Internet Explorer has been given additional useful capabilities. However, not all such plug-ins are worthwhile. Some just display advertisements or surreptitiously change your browser settings. The unique identifer of the browser plug-in is 5564CC73-EFA7-4CBF-918A-5CF7FBBFFF4F. This ie_content_blocker_plugin.dll process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. As a plug-in of Windows Internet Explorer, this file has the ability to look over your shoulder as you browse the Web. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). The file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. For this reason, 46% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves ie_content_blocker_plugin.dll. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about ie_content_blocker_plugin?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall Kaspersky Anti-Virus or Kaspersky Internet Security
To remove Content Blocker Plugin from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for Kaspersky Anti-Virus or Kaspersky Internet Security in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if ie_content_blocker_plugin.dll (Content Blocker Plugin) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of Content Blocker Plugin. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Content Blocker Plugin or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or ie_content_blocker_plugin.dll is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.
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