How to Remove “URLMON.DLL”

What is URLMON.DLL?

The file named URLMON.DLL is developed by Microsoft Corporation. A valid digital signature is associated with the DLL file and it is signed by Microsoft. The developer rolls out important security updates to safeguard the program against any malware threats. The threat level of the file is 0.

URLMON.DLL is located in C:\Program Files\internet explorer platform preview\iepreview.exe.local\urlmon.dll. The size of the file is confirmed to be 1.1 megabytes. The version of the DLL last found is 10.00.1000.16394. The file is a system process and part of the Windows operating system. It can be fixed only by reinstalling the OS and should not be removed at an unexpected point as it may crash the system. 

Affected Platform: Windows Vista, 7

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

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

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files\internet explorer platform preview\iepreview.exe.local\urlmon.dll, then it is likely that the system is affected with URLMON.DLL malware.

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

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

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First Seen: 22 July 2008 at 8:59 pm
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1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 560b877c60db3432
145895c12b9f32c7
610149a1
7784a670ad4efca2
f0d32e4a336d8787
No 6.00.3790.
2920
(srv03_sp1
_gdr.07041
8-2354)
6.00.3790.
2920
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 670015b420017b8f
235d6545ea459c2d
98b4ae37
a516169ba0ac2ccd
50c742eb76d2ffd1
No 4.70.1300 4.70.1300 Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable a50f438e52500325
c13a1bfcbca0acd5
f6a9f5b5
56b9018a784f9d82
21845bebb67ff759
No 4.70.1215 4.70.1215 Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3bb466b431b42699
4d47d3326293ec28
381b0bd7
54b4179e26f6e5dd
4f44414bdfd57e76
No 6.00.3790.
4073
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_gdr.07050
2-2336)
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