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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First Seen: 19 March 2009 at 6:17 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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11.00.9600
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2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7c4f30ec975994c8
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No 11.00.9600
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3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 69897cc1103902e7
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70769c20
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21325
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21325
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4 Microsoft Corporation Executable fece0452a1940d3d
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No 8.00.6001.
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8.00.6001.
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United States
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