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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Malware Entries

First Seen: 01 September 2019 at 2:53 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9ba0387867467cf4
a8ab85a33444d6f3
0e63d03a
94b87440664104ea
21e1d4839888d607
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 7.00.5730.
13
(longhorn(
wmbla).070
711-1130)
7.00.5730.
13
Taiwan N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 22 July 2008 at 8:52 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 802c9ada1db96892
277d8a39e757a1f7
ae0b8f35
59d1e15c10ab31c9
42f94220f8a72d92
No 6.00.3790.
2954
(srv03_sp1
_qfe.07061
1-2330)
6.00.3790.
2954
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 711c77ce4ad23460
e7e7af93006bcc4f
1f026b8b
b20e058efd9f0f9f
7b28b75522ef965c
No 6.00.2800.
1239
6.00.2800.
1239
United States
3 N/A Executable 038c5d5db6dea8aa
e5d503762b81f10d
00e9a017
bb6ecd5be6a3904a
71ce8b8181a2c6dc
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable ccd75fc6be525aa1
1747b15216ff3297
b0bf51e9
057d53f1490598d4
1d9d4dee9a92b0b1
No 8.00.6001.
18702
(longhorn_
ie8_rtm(wm
bla).09030
8-0339)
8.00.6001.
18702
10.224.1.53/32
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