What does the IEView.wlx file do?
The IEView.wlx process is also known as IEView: Total Commander lister plugin and is a part of Total Commander (Version 7.04 PowerPack, 6.53 PowerPack, 7.02a PowerPack) or, as the case may be, Total CMA Pack. This software is produced by unknown. An obsolete or defective version of IEView.wlx can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- IEView: Total Commander lister plugin has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- IEView: Total Commander lister 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)
- IEView.wlx has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module IEView.wlx. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about IEView.wlx IEView: Total Commander lister plugin
IEView.wlx is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file IEView.wlx is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
The file size is 118,784 bytes.
This so-called dynamic link library (DLL) contains all the functions that have been transferred to a separate file. These transferred functions are available not only to this particular program, but can also be used by other applications. There is no embedded description in this file. These days, this is rather unusual The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The service has no characteristics or description of its own. This is unusual. The IEView file can read anything that you enter on the keyboard. The IEView file is not part of the Windows operating system. IEView.wlx is capable of record keystrokes. For this reason, 90% 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 IEView.wlx. 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 IEView?
|Total Commander plugin that allows to view files using iexplorer (further information...) |
|Plugin vom TotalCommander (TC UP) |
Summary: 11 users judge IEView.wlx to be an essential file that should not be touched. One user considers it harmless. source: file.net
How to uninstall Total Commander or Total CMA Pack
To remove IEView: Total Commander lister 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 Total Commander or Total CMA Pack in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if IEView.wlx (IEView: Total Commander lister 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 IEView: Total Commander lister plugin. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for IEView: Total Commander lister 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 IEView.wlx 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.