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: 14 February 2018 at 10:19 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable aba01e65589efed0
5ee8be93619d6bd4
1f1b560d
4f13e6c94dd16a9b
9e1046b66e81fda5
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.OV
No 7.00.6000.
20815
(vista_ldr
.080415-17
32)
7.00.6000.
20815
Saudi Arabia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 15 July 2008 at 7:57 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6204a1c138a5df13
9ddf887066af2184
fa30232d
5ac0f01c5ca33866
4f0da31b5f5bc2c9
No 11.00.1506
3.994
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
11.00.1506
3.994
Finland
2 N/A Executable 7fb3e49a9540ed60
0ad21f2428dac451
691f05ec
f6d903f2c9746c09
6de51e75ef12281a
No N/A N/A United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable f7cd15bc0c551779
3e5cd7fbddfbcad3
1a3df274
828de89c5b253cc3
6cea8d03718c1daf
No 6.00.2600.
0000
6.00.2600.
0000
United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable aa507b509c94b71f
9f4ac81d6cacf5f8
69d2aed6
8ac588a51fd97da8
c94370cd522e03dc
No 8.00.6001.
23462
(longhorn_
ie8_ldr.12
1220-1740)
8.00.6001.
23462
United States
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