How to Remove “MSRATING.DLL”

What is MSRATING.DLL?

The file named MSRATING.DLL is developed by Microsoft Corporation. The file is a core addition for the Internet Explorer browser. It is used by the Internet Ratings and Local User Management features. The file is totally secure and has prompt security updates delivered by the original developer. The threat level of the DLL is 0.

MSRATING.DLL is located in C:\Windows\System32\msrating.dll. The total size of the file is 189 kilobytes. The latest version of the file found is 8.00.6001.23786. The DLL program is part of the Windows Vista operating system. Being a system process, it is safe at all points and even if found to be causing issues, should not be removed as it could cause the OS to crash.

Affected Platform: Windows Vista.

How to check if your computer is infected with MSRATING.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 MSRATING.DLL malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • MSRATING.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 MSRATING.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 MSRATING.DLL malware.

How to remove MSRATING.DLL malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing MSRATING.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 MSRATING.DLL malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 15 February 2018 at 12:29 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable f3834800ee0c2082
5a8fc89c5a4c7649
c50d87f5
66c34b94b5737973
5bfeee09636f5d1f
Unclassified
Malware
No 7.00.6000.
16791
(vista_gdr
.081217-16
20)
7.00.6000.
16791
India N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3109476c6e10f126
a1f68b732b07b037
5cebea7f
20cd257828b9d446
2e457f7994b1e159
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.OV
No 7.00.6000.
20815
(vista_ldr
.080415-17
32)
7.00.6000.
20815
Saudi Arabia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 02 June 2008 at 10:12 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3c2a3bb0ffa24f9c
9e7121346a623839
ad33f942
af751724d1d057fa
f4fed187f166f132
No 4.70.1155 4.70.1155 United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9bda45b0f953fe68
f4bd6917d70f6f46
b108e284
d7999a962d7733e8
03de12c38c67eca6
No 7.00.5730.
13
(longhorn(
wmbla).070
711-1130)
7.00.5730.
13
United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 35d175e37a051298
24d469c883ad07c8
740c9159
7e23f477bcf78852
c9d9ca723d18c70c
No 7.00.6000.
21371
(vista_ldr
.140131-19
03)
7.00.6000.
21371
United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7d9f7d34ca8695ed
19e85c423172ef8c
82f081ce
3b9719a43536bfb4
a7d34d6370b713ed
No 11.00.9600
.18946
(winblue_l
tsb_escrow
.180302-18
00)
11.00.9600
.18946
China
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