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: 27 December 2018 at 1:46 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable ea3fd4c735083ee8
5292c1fc77959cea
23c6bd78
5066714ce4c5ed47
dfd90c53cabdda24
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 11.00.9600
.17801
(winblue_r
10.150421-
0600)
11.00.9600
.17801
Russian Federation N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 83751d69cf7ea290
f462bf24ce0f6f7b
259cfaf1
ff919b503d765dd6
66a421b3f69aede7
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 11.00.9600
.17689
(winblue_r
8.150219-1
500)
11.00.9600
.17689
Russian Federation N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4737c9fb2a143094
3c7337382649e4ac
6516f8c5
648853b36e7f5e10
308180f07885dc35
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 11.00.9600
.17631
(winblue_r
7.150111-1
500)
11.00.9600
.17631
Russian Federation N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 69794895cc9cdbf3
b3a13a7a92b2def6
8241a22b
3012474117fd758e
551fb0a95daddbaf
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 11.00.9600
.17905
(winblue_l
tsb.150615
-0906)
11.00.9600
.17905
Russian Federation N/A
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