Application using this process: Internet Explorer


Application using this process: Internet Explorer

What is ieshims.dll doing on my computer?

IEShims.dll contains Internet Explorer Compatibility Shims. A shim is a small library that transparently intercepts an API and changes the arguments passed, handles the operation itself, or redirects the operation elsewhere. It is useful when the behavior of an API changes, causing compatibility issues for older applications which still rely on the older functionality. In such cases, the older API can still be supported by a thin compatibility layer on top of the newer code. This layer is the compatibility shim, contained in IEShims.dll for Internet Explorer.

Non-system processes like ieshims.dll originate from software you installed on your system. Since most applications store data in your system's registry, it is likely that over time your registry suffers fragmentation and accumulates invalid entries which can affect your PC's performance. It is recommended that you check your registry to identify slowdown issues.

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Is ieshims.dll harmful?

This process is considered safe. It is unlikely to pose any harm to your system. Scan your system now to identify issues with this process and services that can be safely removed.
ieshims.dll is a safe process

Can I stop or remove ieshims.dll?

Most non-system processes that are running can be stopped because they are not involved in running your operating system. Scan your system now to identify unused processes that are using up valuable resources. ieshims.dll is used by 'Internet Explorer'.This is an application created by 'Microsoft Corporation'. To stop ieshims.dll permanently uninstall 'Internet Explorer' from your system. Uninstalling applications can leave invalid registry entries, accumulating over time. Run a free scan to find out how to optimize software and system performance.

Is ieshims.dll CPU intensive?

This process is not considered CPU intensive. However, running too many processes on your system may affect your PC’s performance. To reduce system overload, you can use the Microsoft System Configuration Utility to manually find and disable processes that launch upon start-up. Alternatively, download PC Mechanic to automatically scan and identify any PC issues.

Why is ieshims.dll giving me errors?

Process related issues are usually related to problems encountered by the application that runs it. A safe way to stop these errors is to uninstall the application and run a system scan to automatically identify any PC issues.

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