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Information about webcheck.dll file

File: webcheck.dll
Name: Web Site Monitor
Product: Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Manufacturer: Microsoft Corporation
Risk factor (Virus/Trojan/Spyware): Rating

"webcheck.dll" is used for web site monitoring by Internet Explorer.
But there are some worms and virus which replace webcheck.dll. See:
MyDoom / Novarg -

You can obtain detailed information about webcheck.dll and any other processes running in the background using a tool like Anti-Spy.Info. Please note that malware files are often named like well-known files to cover up its true intentions. So it's recommended to validate the file and the file's location on your computer. If you find the file belonging to a "non-Microsoft" process in your Windows folder, then it could be malware.

User feedback

There were 408 user requests for that file. 1 user classify it as harmless. 2 users classify it as not so dangerous. 2 users classify it as neutral. 3 users classify it as bad and recommend to delete webcheck.dll. 2 users didn't classify it ("don't know").

RatingThe following is an excerpt from a section of the file as it appears in my System32 folder:
RatingContains the [E6FB5E20-DE35-11CF-9C87-00AA005127ED} NetSky / MyDoom variant in my version of Win. XP Home Ed., SP-1a Ernest Andrews
RatingSays its ok on the linked page, why wasn't I sent to that page?  link for more info Horse
Ratinghkey_current_user,windows,webcheck,store.1,8824A990-41D8-01C1-0000-0000EFA7BBCA earle
RatingWebcheck.dll is required by windows and is used for monitoring web sites. If webcheck.dll is unavailable, windows will not function correctly.  link for more info DennisH
RatingIf located in System32 is always legit (unless Windows File Protection is disabled) Roger A. Grimes
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