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What is the NXIEHelper.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 NXIEHelper.dll process is also known as NetXfer IE Helper Module and is a part of NetXfer Download Manager. This software is produced by Xi (www.xi-soft.com). An obsolete or defective version of NXIEHelper.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 NXIEHelper.dll NetXfer IE Helper Module

NXIEHelper.dll is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file NXIEHelper.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 49,152 bytes (93% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 53,248 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 83B80A9C-D91A-4F22-8DCF-EA7204039F79. File properties have not been internally documented by the producer or developer. This NXIEHelper program does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. As a plug-in of Windows Internet Explorer, this file has the ability to look over your shoulder as you browse the Web. The NXIEHelper file is no part of Microsoft Windows. To remove the file and its related software from your computer, click Programs in Control Panel NXIEHelper.dll appears to be a file that was compressed by an EXE-Packer. This technique is often used by trojans to keep the file size small and also hamper debugging efforts. However, this in itself is not sufficient reason to presume malicious intent, since even well-intentioned, professional software producers take advantage of compressed files. For this reason, 53% 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 NXIEHelper.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 NXIEHelper?

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Summary: 3 users judge NXIEHelper.dll to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net

How to uninstall NetXfer Download Manager

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To remove NetXfer IE Helper Module from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Look for NetXfer Download Manager in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

How to tell if NXIEHelper.dll (NetXfer IE Helper Module) 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 NetXfer IE Helper Module. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for NetXfer IE Helper Module 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 NXIEHelper.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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