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

Safe 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 N/A Executable 30aad04a6e7137da
05fafd6e91d7d0d4
16dfde86
929300a6ad31821d
4a2d34ce76af1d03
Virus.Win32.
Floxif.A
No N/A N/A 10.224.25.40/32 N/A
2 Conduit Ltd. Executable 44a1abe5aee4b830
1f067a28ccc78066
a023dd66
040c9b721dcf3f6e
9bc25f9e476bb163
Application.
Win32.Amtar.
amu
Yes 1, 0, 19,
0
1, 0, 19,
0
Internal Submission N/A
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  • 4 items per page
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  • 32 items per page
16

Safe Entries

Safe Entries
First Seen: 30 August 2008 at 5:56 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 052529d1b5712370
7de6304ca2a2e883
2e80a1f1
916daf5eeff00395
3c40a326839ad20d
Yes N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 017560898d018439
696a990fb02f6cb8
fde25d66
022f6ba64fad4456
bc2ee8aebb0f78ec
Yes N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 https://www.webull.com Executable e5e0c79add7d11a1
8f12d4c8c28c2e35
a1f71af6
ae6c0f73f55a82f8
1c576a8498892337
Yes 5.2.0.0 5.2.0.0 10.108.22.193/32
4 Conduit Ltd. Executable 7cef9b3624987924
3a2c2d0aee2ec3b1
f404e5e4
440cf260ac441d11
1726396abb1a5e9b
Yes 1, 0, 15,
4
1, 0, 15,
4
Internal Submission
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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