How to Remove “URL.DLL”

What is URL.DLL?

The file named URL.DLL is developed by Microsoft Corporation. The file is used by the Internet Explorer and the shell extension module. IE is the basic internet browser on all Windows platforms. The DLL is safe and it receives prompt security updates. The threat level of the file is found to be 1.

URL.DLL is located in C:\Windows\System32\url.dll. The size of the file is 232.5 kilobytes. The version of the file is 11.00.11102.1000. The program is safe as it is supported by Microsoft and is part of the Windows operating system. The file shouldn’t be remove as it will cause the OS to malfunction or crash.

Affected Platform: Windows 8,10.

How to check if your computer is infected with URL.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 URL.DLL malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • URL.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 URL.DLL and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32\url.dll malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing URL.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 URL.DLL malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 10 September 2018 at 9:34 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 022563f6a08f7f62
cf84160c4088d9ae
195d49d2
8153a2ff058de873
c269505032d61ff8
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 dda9e6fa16379978
707d7fc9e7a5a823
77cde806
aa4ba30560696161
551574693eb2da16
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: 09 April 2009 at 8:17 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable b9b96bfc179b028a
f1bb8b4b062e3a51
c7ce5399
712fc4ad8a7aacb0
7231eca44b78c3c8
No 11.00.1775
4.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
11.00.1775
4.1
Sweden
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable a71bb04399a9d861
809bc0116be9c5b2
11409cb5
e2e78e24f400d671
c3d908b39156e8c9
No 11.00.1775
5.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
11.00.1775
5.1
Japan
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable d6b87353c7f03f97
41ef32f49572e302
702ea677
3ce57dcf82125774
eb0a0402226a3b73
No 11.00.1775
8.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
11.00.1775
8.1
China
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7dc2e07dcb3d5b3d
b2d0173c7c6f87be
50eb8037
88dfbf82784df250
881d4888d18e0de0
No 7.00.5730.
11
(winmain(w
mbla).0610
17-1135)
7.00.5730.
11
United States
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