How to Remove “UPNPAPICLI.DLL”

What is UPNPAPICLI.DLL?

The file named UPNPAPICLI.DLL is developed by AVM Berlin. The digital verification and signature for the file is provided by AVM Computer systeme Vertriebs. The signing authority is provided by Verisign incorporation. The program is used by AVM products and its UPNP client library. The threat level is 1.

UPNPAPICLI.DLL is located in C:\Program Files\fritz!box\addon (ie)\upnpapicli.dll. The size of the DLL program is 269.8 kilobytes. The last seen version of the file is 4.00.103.2001. The file is used by the particular software but has no direct link with the Windows operating system. Such non-system process can be removed without affecting performance of the OS.

Affected Platform: Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7.

How to check if your computer is infected with UPNPAPICLI.DLL malware?

If your system is affected by UPNPAPICLI.DLL malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • UPNPAPICLI.DLL occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.
Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files\fritz!box\addon (ie)\upnpapicli.dll. you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove UPNPAPICLI.DLL malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove UPNPAPICLI.DLL and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.
2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 

Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.

Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 June 2008 at 9:41 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
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1 AVM Berlin Executable 1303ce083ca68ff2
45fe21b743bd72d2
74d8ec81
65cb9a3a5db59195
44d9d6c54062904a
No 4.00.103.2
001
4.00.103.2
001
Germany
2 AVM Berlin Executable dfbb235360142102
61a133aae67eac00
3dd10d55
d5c1f45e1ba942de
0d6f6175368de733
No 4.00.103.2
001
4.00.103.2
001
Germany
3 AVM Berlin Executable 7f25b3cb1c0dd080
9ab3e60cb111dcc2
059c9c1d
b86b0c2664769f3c
244bd367aec58bb8
Yes 4.00.104.2
001
4.00.104.2
001
Germany
4 AVM Berlin Executable 820e3ad0f1622055
0f7bd387db2528d7
2c7bec1b
7665875364235c07
08d31a497513c5bf
No 4.00.102.2
001
4.00.102.2
001
Germany
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