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: 07 October 2011 at 5:49 pm
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 ABBYY Software House (BIT Software) Executable 67de1c8b4f91377c
43fcf5d5e85eac48
b90f1a37
2091dd9fdcda5cf4
74839dd08ee33a80
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 3, 0, 0, 3 3, 0, 0, 3 Benin N/A
3 N/A Executable bb2cc96a87ea6da1
340799bdb98fa0d8
3c5bea13
8f8eec38f8903476
34e4b855084b737e
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 5, 0, 1,
29
5, 0, 0, 0 Nigeria N/A
4 Nero AG Executable cf2a2c4aadd54445
7bb3a6b9a38617d4
4f20cfec
3745b07da2cb6f34
e4c76ef21798b1aa
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 7, 0, 0, 0 7, 0, 0, 0 Italy N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 July 2008 at 3:19 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 TiVo Inc. Executable 3d1f7c7e19f203ac
03e3f44034d94fd6
ec12046c
ac499dee1c2854f8
7ce10b187272dd39
Yes 2.8.2 2.8.2 United States
2 N/A Executable 123759fbe030ecfb
a878fdad739c1fe1
e15d9d29
c0ff3d89dc9f168f
42a5217eab4fd12b
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Internal Submission
3 Ahead Software AG Executable 6b3937bca603ddc9
76abc77475e846f7
1ca03eb0
7d4cd901fcd463a4
3301068fd38226af
No 6, 3, 1,
25
6, 3, 1,
25
United States
4 1C Executable 7474b418692f9bb7
268d749a046b6e1e
7f5e3ed7
8ed64ea6691a72aa
5da7d7ad1de07f25
Yes 8.2.11.235 8.2.11.235 Russian Federation
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