How to Remove “DXTMSFT.DLL”

What is DXTMSFT.DLL?

The file named DXTMSFT.DLL is developed by Microsoft Corporation. The system process is essential for the Windows 8 operating system to run efficiently. Disabling or deleting the file could crash the OS platform. It may also lead to performance issues and loss of data. The threat level is 1. Frequent security updates are released to keep the DLL file safe from attacks.

DXTMSFT.DLL is located in C:\windows\syswow64\dxtmsft.dll. The file is whitelisted by all major antivirus programs. It is completely safe to work with and is part of the Windows 8 OS. The total size of the file is 349.5 kilobytes. The latest version of the file available is 10.0.9200.17556.

Affected Platform: Windows 8.

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with DXTMSFT.DLL malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

  • Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the DXTMSFT.DLL file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove DXTMSFT.DLL malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove DXTMSFT.DLL malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove DXTMSFT.DLL malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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First Seen: 18 September 2008 at 12:18 pm
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37048efd
5226f5200dcf5ca0
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5226f5200dcf5ca0
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10.0.17.166/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable a651d0af630675bb
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4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 976ae672f021f4fb
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