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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Malware Entries

First Seen: 11 September 2018 at 8:04 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable f2450de45f8f3318
c197eb09104a9032
6fadfda2
74f46b52fdd7e443
4179323ea187c125
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 8.00.6001.
18702
(longhorn_
ie8_rtm(wm
bla).09030
8-0339)
8.00.6001.
18702
10.224.25.40/32 N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8ae6823c6449be28
50bc216915cabb0a
37e92e41
d251089ae3b0d141
02d4b6adfb6e81fb
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 9.00.8112.
16421
(WIN7_IE9_
RTM.110308
-0330)
9.00.8112.
16421
Panama N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 16 November 2008 at 7:22 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5738298a29327bbe
104167bd9275325d
41bba47e
e303cacaf0ad713a
2050b87cf76210a2
No 4.70.1215 4.70.1215 United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 42f60f03781ec755
358f3e531ac49ab9
ab97d0a9
8f7eec90445ac146
7d7035877e80deef
No 11.00.1058
6.0
(th2_relea
se.151029-
1700)
11.00.1058
6.0
United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8490c6176d3b28a2
7bcc56820d015062
7e6e7e4a
1bfbb1544eb5fb2e
507f423f857c7713
No 6.00.2800.
1479
6.00.2800.
1479
United States
4 ReactOS Development Team/Wine Team Executable c905b72a2f83c909
3086d2981168e588
089b4c99
7754b5ef32dbc2e6
2addffe61ae9255d
No 6.0.2800.1
485
6.0.2800.1
485
10.108.51.116/32
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  • 32 items per page
 
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