How to Remove “UNICOWS.DLL”

What is UNICOWS.DLL?

The file named UNICOWS.DLL is developed by an unknown source. With a lack of developer, it is considered to be a threat. The file can be hijacked by a malware at an unexpected point and used to recover information available on the system. It is however found to be safe for now due to a clean scan history. The threat level is 3.

UNICOWS.DLL is located in C:\Program Files\hp\hp software update\unicows.dll. The size of the file is 252.3 kilobytes. The latest version of the program cannot be found. The non-system process if uninstalled will not affect the Windows operating system. The OS will work as intended and is not reliant on the particular DLL file.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with UNICOWS.DLL malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with UNICOWS.DLL malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • UNICOWS.DLL occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible UNICOWS.DLL malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files\hp\hp software update\unicows.dll, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning 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: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove UNICOWS.DLL malware from your computer including all other malwares! 

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First Seen: 03 June 2008 at 9:33 pm
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