How to Remove “KERNEL32.DLL”

What is KERNEL32.DLL?

The file named KERNEL32.DLL is developed by Microsoft Corporation. The DLL file is used by the product Betriebs system in Microsoft Windows. It is used as an API on the Windows NT version and is important for the software to run efficiently. It has no threats by malware or Trojan due to official support. The threat level of the file is 0.

KERNEL32.DLL is located in C:\Windows\System32\kernel32.dll. The actual size of the DLL is 1.1 megabytes. The latest version of the program available is 6.1.7601.18015. The program developed by Microsoft corporation is a system process disabling which may cause the system to malfunction randomly.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by KERNEL32.DLL ?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, 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 KERNEL32.DLL file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\matlab701\bin\win32\ folder, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

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