What is the IEFlash.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 IEFlash.dll process is also known as FlashFXP (Version v3, v4.1) and is a part of FlashFXP (Version 5). This software is produced by IniCom Networks (www.inicom.com) or, as the case may be, OpenSight Software. An obsolete or defective version of IEFlash.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- FlashFXP has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- FlashFXP 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)
- IEFlash.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module IEFlash.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about IEFlash.dll FlashFXP
IEFlash.dll is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file IEFlash.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 191,096 bytes (50% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 78,120 bytes.
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 E5A1691B-D188-4419-AD02-90002030B8EE. IEFlash.dll can analyze your Internet behavior, since it acts like an Internet Explorer plug-in. The service has no characteristics or description of its own. This is unusual. The file does not contain any exact product information, as would normally be expected today. The file has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. This IEFlash program does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The IEFlash file is not part of the Windows operating system. For this reason, 57% 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 IEFlash.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 IEFlash?
|nur nen FTP Proggi |
|FlashFXP (further information...) |
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Summary: 11 users judge IEFlash.dll to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net
How to uninstall FlashFXP
To remove FlashFXP 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 FlashFXP in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if IEFlash.dll (FlashFXP) 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 FlashFXP. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for FlashFXP 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 IEFlash.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.