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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First Seen: 02 June 2008 at 10:12 am
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1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9bda45b0f953fe68
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b108e284
d7999a962d7733e8
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No 7.00.5730.
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(longhorn(
wmbla).070
711-1130)
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2 Microsoft Corporation Executable e70f995d8e49231f
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3 Microsoft Corporation Executable ef5763f905a7ab4b
530250c5e417ffd5
803b7364
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