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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First Seen: 02 June 2008 at 1:23 pm
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