How to Remove “IERTUTIL.DLL”

What is IERTUTIL.DLL?

The file named IERTUTIL.DLL is developed by Microsoft Corporation. The DLL file is a core program for the Internet Explorer browser. The browser software is bundled all Windows versions making the DLL file highly important for the operating system to run efficiently. It has a threat level of 1.

IERTUTIL.DLL is located in C:\Windows\System32\iertutil.dll. The total size of the file is 1.9 megabytes. The latest version of the program available is 8.00.6001.23786. The program is developed by Microsoft and is certified clean by scan reports. It is a system process which if missing will cause the Windows OS to crash or malfunction at specific scenarios.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with IERTUTIL.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 IERTUTIL.DLL malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • IERTUTIL.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 IERTUTIL.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 IERTUTIL.DLL malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing IERTUTIL.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 IERTUTIL.DLL malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 11 December 2011 at 1:55 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable f96e454b4cdd0093
825b47f1cba72e6e
9dcb543e
82554212cee7e714
855925ad35bafeb5
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 8.00.6001.
18702
(longhorn_
ie8_rtm(wm
bla).09030
8-0339)
8.00.6001.
18702
Bangladesh N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 27 June 2008 at 12:25 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4c6b70ddf205d5f3
41404250da7a9e6a
108df8e2
da93ed4d45fdda93
a1900e31732fe965
No 8.00.6001.
23580
(longhorn_
ie8_ldr.14
0222-1715)
8.00.6001.
23580
Taiwan
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6df4e8624bd8f199
40926236eeb8c581
e1a8e35e
e04e1e96f8ad579f
a25947ac7594053b
No 7.00.6000.
16386
(vista_rtm
.061101-22
05)
7.00.6000.
16386
Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4e7979d2491ba6d9
c0e224c8709f39a4
d55e4921
6a6cab59ea37c55d
726ebabcea012a44
No 9.00.8112.
16496
(WIN7_IE9_
GDR.130528
-2018)
9.00.8112.
16496
10.224.25.58/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable cbb82693fab5a02d
5cfbaca70a34cc7d
ff3d1594
e764d058548cecf0
a526643531c7a487
No 8.00.6001.
19072
(longhorn_
ie8_gdr.11
0420-1700)
8.00.6001.
19072
Internal Submission
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