What is the iebho.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 iebho.dll process is also known as IEHelper or, as the case may be, Website Log On and is a part of HP SimplePass (Version 2011, PE 2011, 2012) or, as the case may be, IEHelper Module. This software is produced by HP (www.hp.com) or, as the case may be, Hewlett-Packard (www.hp.com). An obsolete or defective version of iebho.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- IEHelper has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- IEHelper 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)
- iebho.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module iebho.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about iebho.dll IEHelper
iebho.dll is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file iebho.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 363,520 bytes (9% of all these files), 117,248 bytes as well as 30 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 A40DC6C5-79D0-4ca8-A185-8FF989AF1115 or, as the case may be, 8590886E-EC8C-43C1-A32C-E4C2B0B6395B or, as the case may be, 6 other variants. The application does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. It does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. It can analyze your Internet behavior, since it acts like an Internet Explorer plug-in. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). There is no concrete documentation available for this service. Iebho.dll is capable of interpret keystrokes. For this reason, 55% 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 iebho.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 iebho?
|É um gerenciador de downloads (further information...) |
|Virus (further information...) |
|Mine was stored in C:\Program files (x86)\BEARSH~1 & was giving me an error every time i opened a folder, rar or text file. I just deleted the folder and the problem was solved |
|Mine was stored in C:\Program files (x86)\HP Simple Pass 2011. I went to Uninstall a Program and removed Authen Tech TrueSuite. Passwords stopped autocompleting. problem solved! |
Summary: 2 users judge iebho.dll to be an essential file that should not be touched. However, 2 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 3 users have already deleted iebho.dll. source: file.net
How to uninstall HP SimplePass or IEHelper Module
To remove IEHelper from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate HP SimplePass or IEHelper Module in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if iebho.dll (IEHelper) 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 IEHelper. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for IEHelper 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 iebho.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.