What is the KeyScramblerIE.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 KeyScramblerIE.dll process is also known as KeyScrambler Program DLL or, as the case may be, KeyScrambler Browser Helper and is a part of KeyScrambler. This software is produced by QFX Software (www.qfxsoftware.com). An obsolete or defective version of KeyScramblerIE.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- KeyScrambler Program DLL has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- KeyScrambler Program DLL 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)
- KeyScramblerIE.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module KeyScramblerIE.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about KeyScramblerIE.dll KeyScrambler Program DLL
KeyScramblerIE.dll is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. KeyScramblerIE.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 796,400 bytes (14% of all these files), 751,712 bytes as well as 22 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 2B9F5787-88A5-4945-90E7-C4B18563BC5E. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The file can analyze your Internet behavior, since it acts like an Internet Explorer plug-in. The file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. KeyScramblerIE.dll is capable of record keystrokes as well as monitor other applications. For this reason, 51% 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 KeyScramblerIE.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 KeyScramblerIE?
|created by reputable people (further information...) |
|Secures username and passwords from keylogers |
|1 of 38 Antivirus say that this file is clean. (further information...) |
|Its a tool that encrypts your keystrokes to prevent keyloggers from... logging your keystrokes |
|Keyscramblerie.dll installs with the QFX Software KeyScrambler Personal and KeyScrambler Professional. KeyScrambler was designed to defeat keyloggers by encrypting your keystrokes at the keyboard driver level. When the encrypted keystrokes reach your browser, KeyScrambler then decrypts them so you see exactly the keys you've typed. Keyloggers can only record the encrypted keys, which are completely indecipherable. (further information...) |
Summary: 4 users judge KeyScramblerIE.dll to be an essential file that should not be touched. 2 users consider it harmless. source: file.net
How to uninstall KeyScrambler
To remove KeyScrambler Program DLL 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 KeyScrambler in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if KeyScramblerIE.dll (KeyScrambler Program DLL) 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 KeyScrambler Program DLL. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for KeyScrambler Program DLL 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 KeyScramblerIE.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.