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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Malware Entries

First Seen: 25 October 2011 at 7:38 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 56bdfbc90591c9a1
2b883eec9d63cc25
e2def4ae
34b6edc2773560c6
74fabc14d99a6e6e
Backdoor.Win
32.FlyAgent.
CA
No N/A N/A China N/A
2 N/A Executable 8940b8cec542dea2
dad823d1755573b6
a88082fe
a06e0e1e1574f0dc
e0d051d35f2819ee
Unclassified
Malware
No 5.01.2599.
67
5.00.2195.
7135
Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 26 June 2008 at 2:41 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable ab5c820fdbefa256
06f8aa116c6e62a8
1fa55f55
2302eab80f89e66f
13053b873b1c2d35
No 5.00.2195.
7154
5.00.2195.
7154
United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable f38503438a1e0a2f
4001cf71f0e3da79
53835093
bdc8872b7f13f995
5218d488d92cdf7b
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1aa69edb003ed359
9529f30ecc943339
3b1d485e
3e5197c850a961a6
82bc25c5f7515cfa
No 6.1.7601.2
4520
(win7sp1_l
dr_escrow.
190828-173
2)
6.1.7601.2
4520
Hungary
4 N/A Non-executable 48de50ed173e2ccd
d37721e003b4b871
1d58bc8e
a31fe16bb8ec7def
1f6bad5bcea62473
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.59/32
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