How to Remove “IMAGE.DLL”

What is IMAGE.DLL ?

The file named IMAGE.DLL is developed by Tivo Incorporation. The program has a valid digital signature and has been verified by the signing authority. It is signed by the User Trust Network. The file is used by the TiVo desktop and image support software programs. It was not infected by malware or Trojan making it usually safe. The threat level is 1.

IMAGE.DLL is located in c:\windows\system32. The total size is 100.3 kilobytes. The last identified version of the DLL file is 2.8.3. The program is used by older versions of Windows including XP and Vista. Even though it has access to registry, the file which is a non-system process can be removed if found to be virus infected.

Affected Platform: Windows XP,Vista,7

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

If your system is affected by IMAGE.DLL malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • IMAGE.DLL occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove IMAGE.DLL malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove IMAGE.DLL and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

  1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.
  2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:
  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use.

Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

  1. Click 'Next' to view the results.

Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of

  1. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 27 January 2009 at 2:56 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 NIVAL Interactive Executable 05463e7868372706
09b7ac823862ce1b
43d0a17e
9865d568670ea7cf
a90071abcb52fc74
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 1, 2, 0, 0 1, 2, 0, 0 Indonesia N/A
2 N/A Executable d942618aa41e8c9a
d2b12af9166c42f7
e7b0f088
4bc6607d95ff66b6
7f9c92d486db0532
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 10.224.1.117/32 N/A
3 N/A Executable 4a40a2d73404370c
60d288521d12da44
ac795cd3
e7e4b27a774052f6
07400edacb9a93f6
Backdoor.Win
32.Banito.K
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.116/32 N/A
4 N/A Executable e13f60627e3b7a27
a4ff0e13f4c9b00e
7b834e1e
520cd649d800ef90
26dcbc8a7ac74dee
Packed.Win32
.MUPX.Gen
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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48

Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 June 2008 at 11:41 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 FreeImage Executable a3d9e1a5a285620b
20df4c3502af515b
9ff48aec
a68d1936e5b73f62
a33baaa4da80f9a3
No 3, 8, 0, 0 3, 8, 0, 0 United States
2 MMedia Research Corp. Executable 1316832682979415
c9b97af67ece4dbb
70880424
b682b3337b2d88d1
4d17a7b899f6dfcc
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 United States
3 N/A Executable 823ef901a6ad9a67
eb055d26c19ff55e
0da603e3
16f03c40d0df7550
aa8ca103858dab16
No N/A N/A United States
4 Ahead Software AG Executable eebdc1cf61a2be5e
149894934ff1b8f6
7da2a06f
5d4ca0ebb8b90023
d3d2603178cde661
No 6, 3, 1,
17
6, 3, 1,
17
Internal Submission
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