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: 10 September 2018 at 4:01 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
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 43ce6c278d7b850d
58bcf11583d33916
681ad9d4
a9401954f0bdd8fd
f7e8a2dc883b63a1
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 9.00.8112.
16421
(WIN7_IE9_
RTM.110308
-0330)
9.00.8112.
16421
Panama 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 6ffe891ca02257a7
692cda9626b75ed3
65339dbb
91d33f2f7bd92749
ac0f8fd6a800da78
No 10.0.17738
.1000
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17738
.1000
Japan
3 N/A Non-executable 1c1cb86543dffece
676f361bc40e390e
5f543680
709cdc551b3a94c7
2f590b8530b9cb56
No N/A N/A United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable d03b814d8a5fec1d
841dedff7b1bfb13
c294a1eb
ea43956f0b81fa4f
7dc79b39e2d61997
No 10.0.17754
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17754
.1
Sweden
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  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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