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 September 2018 at 12:13 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7dfeee1d3eab871c
a436bc995ed1da51
aa37d2c7
019f8969ff261fb5
6f5a44455765ff78
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 8.00.6001.
18702
(longhorn_
ie8_rtm(wm
bla).09030
8-0339)
8.00.6001.
18702
10.224.25.40/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 21 December 2018 at 11:14 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2e961f9ff11e1e30
9175be68f99d37d7
3e6e6c42
d2530f88c0fdce42
4c80e2b81f2762a5
No 11.00.9600
.19267
(winblue_l
tsb_escrow
.190125-12
55)
11.00.9600
.19267
United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 77e6312a67cfa9e6
748b47872780481b
ecce978c
b679ada2eaa42aa7
eff08d5ddd866823
No 11.00.9600
.19267
(winblue_l
tsb_escrow
.190125-12
55)
11.00.9600
.19267
United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0f2811f24ac725c9
a908a048d45773dc
ecbdf22f
4ca4ab103a4f12a8
0aa61a12b32fa075
No 10.0.18342
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.18342
.1
Mexico
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 66d8621ea351eeaa
d4058eb3435018d0
84362f0f
b579e75ad961cff4
3790ad1fb1df9493
No 11.00.9600
.19236
(winblue_l
tsb_escrow
.181227-12
01)
11.00.9600
.19236
United States
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