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What is the ISWSHEX.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 ISWSHEX.dll process is also known as ZoneAlarm Browser Security or, as the case may be, ZoneAlarm ForceField and is a part of ZoneAlarm Browser Security or, as the case may be, ZoneAlarm Toolbar. This software is produced by Check Point Software Technologies (www.checkpoint.com). An obsolete or defective version of ISWSHEX.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about ISWSHEX.dll ZoneAlarm Browser Security

ISWSHEX.dll is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file ISWSHEX.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 644,776 bytes (46% of all these files), 644,736 bytes, 640,488 bytes or, as the case may be, 640,504 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. The file also can also affect other applications by changing their properties. Such manipulation can cause an application to do things other than what it is intended to do. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. The service has no characteristics or description of its own. This is unusual. The ISWSHEX file is not part of the Windows operating system. It contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. ISWSHEX.dll is capable of record keystrokes, monitor other applications as well as modify other Windows tasks. For this reason, 48% 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 ISWSHEX.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 ISWSHEX?

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I have two (2) ISWSHEX.dll(s). Both have modified dates of 5/26/10 8:35 AM. One is 626 KB and the other 1,022 KB. I scanned them with Avast! and it returned "no threat found." OS Name Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Version 6.1.7600 Build 7600
Earl R.
It stops the Netflix Win-8 app from runing
Thomas Andersson

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How to uninstall ZoneAlarm Browser Security or ZoneAlarm Toolbar

To remove ZoneAlarm Browser Security from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate ZoneAlarm Browser Security or ZoneAlarm Toolbar in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if ISWSHEX.dll (ZoneAlarm Browser Security) 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 ZoneAlarm Browser Security. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for ZoneAlarm Browser Security 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 ISWSHEX.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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