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: 27 April 2024 at 5:31 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 219be9fb5a9965f2
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7dd3f856
86707529a818a249
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Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 11.00.9600
.19178
(winblue_l
tsb_escrow
.181011-12
38)
11.00.9600
.19178
91.226.15.48/32 N/A
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First Seen: 22 July 2008 at 8:59 pm
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Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable c541b74b4b03059e
ab01aec61f5ef7e5
ab78b737
5b06c912e5a4452a
6063df45a67b9858
No 11.00.1439
3.6611
(rs1_relea
se.231218-
1733)
11.00.1439
3.6611
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2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 560b877c60db3432
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610149a1
7784a670ad4efca2
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No 6.00.3790.
2920
(srv03_sp1
_gdr.07041
8-2354)
6.00.3790.
2920
Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable fcaf3f8d59181498
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1e7fe188
4b99e1f1f0652a9c
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No 11.00.1024
0.16384
(th1.15070
9-1700)
11.00.1024
0.16384
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4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0e91c2edec250f29
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No 11.00.1904
1.3758
(WinBuild.
160101.080
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11.00.1904
1.3758
United States
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