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: 01 April 2018 at 8:53 pm
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
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 19 March 2009 at 6:18 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable a15346cda20654cf
6320c4aad7269acb
e8483a9d
31d07cd4b96014b2
842dea47c5da6825
No 7.00.6000.
21325
(vista_ldr
.130201-12
35)
7.00.6000.
21325
Malaysia
2 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
3 N/A Non-executable 1c1cb86543dffece
676f361bc40e390e
5f543680
709cdc551b3a94c7
2f590b8530b9cb56
No N/A N/A United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5e32793a92052b44
57c7b672ae417e99
0f7f3439
9f304db8afce702e
60c421f52ff11a39
No 7.00.5730.
11
(winmain(w
mbla).0610
17-1135)
7.00.5730.
11
United States
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