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

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File
Version
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Version
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First Seen: 02 June 2008 at 1:23 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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Version
Product
Version
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1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7b0f087856911bab
a547128e3e1c9daf
aa7f2916
61c46af752c1ff42
1337dd8757b4c1d6
No 6.00.2900.
5512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
6.00.2900.
5512
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4c22810af9a49420
214ac2848c615d35
52139a00
12fbaa2246366f76
cbbecf5ba9ef64e5
No 8.00.6001.
19154
(longhorn_
ie8_gdr.11
0930-1002)
8.00.6001.
19154
United Kingdom
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 202ccc102074c50f
a9f74bd8d9f54701
7d081a8f
1e91c73a42e86282
0a57daa016b5aada
No 11.00.1890
8.1000
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
11.00.1890
8.1000
United States
4 N/A Non-executable 8ba784a01e39d129
cb992284624e2bf3
25c4661a
e4785409ca2bfd8a
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No N/A N/A 10.224.1.59/32
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