How to Remove “HPQPLUGOUT03.DLL”

What is HPQPLUGOUT03.DLL ?

The file named HPQPLUGOUT03.DLL is developed by Hewlett Packard Company. The program is used by a software HP Print Projects. While it is not a core file for the operating system, it is essential for related software to function efficiently. The background process is not digitally verified but is not involved in any malicious activities in the past. The threat level is 1.

HPQPLUGOUT03.DLL is located in C:\Program Files\hp\print projects\common01\bin\hpqplugout03.dll. The total size of the DLL file is 139.5 kilobytes. The latest version of the program is 130.0.313.000. The file is used in the Windows platform but it is a non-system process not directly related to the performance of the operating system.

Affected Platform: Windows Vista,7.

How to check if your computer is infected with HPQPLUGOUT03.DLL malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with HPQPLUGOUT03.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 HPQPLUGOUT03.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 HPQPLUGOUT03.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 HPQPLUGOUT03.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 HPQPLUGOUT03.DLL malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 08 April 2013 at 6:28 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Hewlett-Packard Co. Executable 9c2726d6f91cd6b7
c6e00cd459dabb13
8325e4ae
a5dfa3a7cd19036b
6ecbd3b91d071f26
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 130.0.303.
000
130.0.303.
000
Ukraine N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 September 2009 at 4:52 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Hewlett-Packard Co. Executable 82d01ad36ebcaa63
95b3f91dc9f3cfbb
dc45df40
439dec18d963b022
c0687882dcbc7bab
No 130.0.303.
000
130.0.303.
000
United Kingdom
2 Hewlett-Packard Co. Executable 82d01ad36ebcaa63
95b3f91dc9f3cfbb
dc45df40
439dec18d963b022
c0687882dcbc7bab
No 130.0.303.
000
130.0.303.
000
Belgium
3 Hewlett-Packard Co. Executable 9ad9c4d40aad5f6f
62c996ed2956bc07
492dc4ff
c84061e3bdd625e2
fc19fc3db5098187
No 130.0.313.
000
130.0.313.
000
Internal Submission
4 Hewlett-Packard Co. Executable 82d01ad36ebcaa63
95b3f91dc9f3cfbb
dc45df40
439dec18d963b022
c0687882dcbc7bab
No 130.0.303.
000
130.0.303.
000
United States
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