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

Safe Entries
First Seen: 12 May 2022 at 1:28 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 95bb5eca92709574
7c08766354861f5c
d55fedad
5e4faee9572c2be9
cae9d64957d86d7c
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 8.00.6001.
23562
(longhorn_
ie8_ldr_es
crow.14013
1-1840)
8.00.6001.
23562
Turkey N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2942d5b520420572
ac936c7b7172127e
fe07580f
9029c0e9b06a5e5c
2f177fa9aadc76e7
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 11.00.9600
.16428
(winblue_g
dr.131013-
1700)
11.00.9600
.16428
91.226.15.74/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

Safe Entries
First Seen: 02 June 2008 at 1:23 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 85ac4dcb5c776c48
438d195e480b5ca4
eecfe87b
c92173481a58935b
e15172079cf122b8
No 11.00.9600
.16428
(winblue_g
dr.131013-
1700)
11.00.9600
.16428
United States
2 N/A Executable 7ba7a418f65f33c0
8d5ebcd4071e5a9e
402230c0
495ec6650c8f96cb
00470b940a0ed48b
No N/A N/A 10.224.25.207/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7b0f087856911bab
a547128e3e1c9daf
aa7f2916
61c46af752c1ff42
1337dd8757b4c1d6
No 6.00.2900.
5512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
6.00.2900.
5512
Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable d2e6a3e26a7a2c0f
3c3226e4198034eb
1867bee4
3f20ff45722ab475
4be109506bdb63da
No N/A N/A United States
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