What is the iepro.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 iepro.dll process is also known as IE7Pro and is a part of IE7Pro. This software is produced by IE7Pro.com (www.ie7pro.com). An obsolete or defective version of iepro.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- IE7Pro has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- IE7Pro 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)
- iepro.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module iepro.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about iepro.dll IE7Pro
iepro.dll is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Iepro.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 736,360 bytes (26% of all these files), 777,392 bytes as well as 6 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 00011268-E188-40DF-A514-835FCD78B1BF. The application does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. It contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. The file can analyze your Internet behavior, since it acts like an Internet Explorer plug-in. It does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). Iepro.dll is capable of record keystrokes as well as monitor other applications. For this reason, 35% 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 iepro.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 iepro?
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Summary: 2 users judge iepro.dll to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net
How to uninstall IE7Pro
To remove IE7Pro 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 IE7Pro in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if iepro.dll (IE7Pro) 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 IE7Pro. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for IE7Pro 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 iepro.dll is causing problems for you, a good Registry Cleaner 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.