What is mscorie.dll?

Mscorie.dll is a Windows DLL file. DLL is the abbreviation for Dynamic Link Library. DLL files are needed by programs or web browser extensions, because they contain program code, data, and resources. The following information can help you determine if mscorie.dll is a Windows system file or if it belongs to an application that you can trust.

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Mscorie.dll file information

The process known as Microsoft .NET IE MIME Filter or Microsoft .NET Framework (version 1.1) belongs to software Microsoft .NET Framework (version 2.0 Service Pack) or Microsoft .NET Framework (English) by Microsoft (

Description: Mscorie.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Mscorie.dll is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows—for instance C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 46,592 bytes (92% of all occurrences), 36,864 bytes, 47,104 bytes, 86,016 bytes or 73,728 bytes. 
A .dll file (Dynamic Link Library) is a special type of Windows program containing functions that other programs can call. This .dll file can be injected to all running processes and can change or manipulate their behavior. The program has no visible window. There is no detailed description of this service. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. Mscorie.dll is not a Windows system file. The file is digitally signed. mscorie.dll appears to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 59% dangerous, but you should also take into account the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you run into problems with mscorie.dll, you can also uninstall Microsoft .NET Framework or Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack from your computer using the Control Panel applet Uninstall a Program.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as mscorie.dll. Therefore, you should check the mscorie.dll process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

Not for use and eats CPU USAGE

Summary: Average user rating of mscorie.dll: based on 2 votes with 1 user comment. 2 users think mscorie.dll is dangerous and recommend removing it.

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Best practices for resolving mscorie issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with mscorie. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the mscorie.dll process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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