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

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First Seen: 26 June 2008 at 3:33 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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Version
Product
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1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5738298a29327bbe
104167bd9275325d
41bba47e
e303cacaf0ad713a
2050b87cf76210a2
No 4.70.1215 4.70.1215 United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1100f9d00d7d5df5
59f41b2beef5ea15
f8984866
496bc2949457f456
f7ee80eb5e95c1a6
No 7.00.6000.
21325
(vista_ldr
.130201-12
35)
7.00.6000.
21325
Malaysia
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5738298a29327bbe
104167bd9275325d
41bba47e
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2050b87cf76210a2
No 4.70.1215 4.70.1215 10.108.51.119/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 73a2575a2a8dccb6
f6b12e7a8b0cd9f3
a050e80b
00d2e0876796dba5
3d7de080d7f99e59
No 11.00.9600
.16384
(winblue_r
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11.00.9600
.16384
United States
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