How to Remove “ALERT.DLL”

What is ALERT.DLL?

The file named ALERT.DLL is developed by a company named Conduit. The process is part of the Conduit Community Alerts and it is triggered by the particular software or by the VIA Audio Driver Setup. The program is a non-system process and is not essential for Windows operating system to run properly. If it causes problem, it can be disabled immediately.

ALERT.DLL is located in C:\windows\programfiles in multiple versions of the operating system. The total size of the file is 326,168 bytes. The DLL file is digitally verified and signed which makes it a reliable file to work with. However, it is not essential for all programs and is capable of recording keyboard inputs which makes it a threat.

Affected Platform: Windows XP, Vista, 7,8, 10

How to check if your computer is infected with ALERT.DLL malware?

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with ALERT.DLL malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates

  • ALERT.DLL file is taking more of your CPU memory

  • System performance is very low

  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites

  • Interference of annoying popup ads

  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del

  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the ALERT.DLL and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then it is likely that the system is affected with ALERT.DLL malware.

How to remove ALERT.DLL malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing ALERT.DLL file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove ALERT.DLL malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 04 January 2010 at 2:27 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Conduit Ltd. Executable 44a1abe5aee4b830
1f067a28ccc78066
a023dd66
040c9b721dcf3f6e
9bc25f9e476bb163
Application.
Win32.Amtar.
amu
Yes 1, 0, 19,
0
1, 0, 19,
0
United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 July 2008 at 9:55 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Conduit Ltd. Executable a47739f27c4bc8fd
3a48b4a90b40679d
f1218e1b
84e10fa03d1ef9b9
0187105eeee7d47f
Yes 1, 0, 19,
1
1, 0, 19,
1
United States
2 N/A Executable de90d4b086947f4b
191a267f5fac3ec3
0ee40f72
7c80acb9296808cf
24ee91c075a00e6b
No N/A N/A 198.20.167.84/32
3 Conduit Ltd. Executable bcfb2e7a75b98ebb
b4c26b5c92c15fc4
6cdc4477
e0a4c4a9cbcf7f7a
0620db81d2d0f047
Yes 1.1.0.11 1.1.0.11 United States
4 Conduit Ltd. Executable d4818f5f178fba8b
0dd98ccdf07516b6
06551c87
434c446a2048aaca
fff49cfdf7839054
No 1, 0, 22,
1
1, 0, 22,
1
United States
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