Microsoft (R) HTML Viewer

mshtml.dll. What is it?

Mshtml.dll is Microsoft (R) HTML Viewer. It’s a module that contains HTML-related utility functions. It is used by Microsoft (R) Internet Explorer.

This file is part of Microsoft® Windows® Operating System. Mshtml.dll is developed by Microsoft Corporation. It’s a system and hidden file. Mshtml.dll is usually located in the %SYSTEM% sub-folder and its usual size is 3,066,880 bytes.

Internet Explorer users running Windows Millennium Edition can experience an mshtml.dll error while browsing the Web. This error can be fixed by updating Internet Explorer to version 5.5 from either or For more information, please refer to this Microsoft article.


The mshtml.dll process is safe and disabling it can be dangerous, because programs on your computer need it to work correctly.


Author: Microsoft CorporationPart Of: Microsoft Windows Operating SystemCommon path(s): subfolder %SYSTEM%
subfolder %WINDOWS%
subfolder %SYSTEM%


Malware risk: Scan your PC for viruses and Trojans
Some viruses infect computers while disguised in the form of legitimate files, like mshtml.dll. Run an antivirus scan to ensure your PC is clean and safe.
Registry Errors: Free scan (run Registry Cleaner)Uninstallation: N/A Uninstall (run Unistall Manager)Disk & Memory Usage: N/A Free scan (run Task Manager)

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by Anjii on Jan 2, 2012 at 01:06 PM

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