How to Remove “W95INF16.DLL”

What is W95INF16.DLL?

The file named W95INF16.DLL is developed by Microsoft Corporation. The DLL file is used by Microsoft Plus for the Windows 95 operating system. It is also used by the wextract 16 bit library. The file is safeguarded by the developer with prompt security updates. It has no virus issues. The threat level is 0.

W95INF16.DLL is located in C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\temp\{random}.tmp\w95inf16.dll. The size of the file as found in records is 2.3 kilobytes. The version of the DLL found is 4.71.0016.0. The non-system process is not a mandatory file for Windows operating system to run efficiently. It can be disabled at any point without adverse effects.

Affected Platform: Windows 95,2000, XP, Vista

How to check if your computer is infected with W95INF16.DLL malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with W95INF16.DLL malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the W95INF16.DLL file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\temp\{random}.tmp\w95inf16.dll, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove W95INF16.DLL malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove W95INF16.DLL malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove W95INF16.DLL malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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First Seen: 26 July 2008 at 3:13 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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Product
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1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 242fde2a7c6a3eff
245f06813a2e1bdc
aa9f16d9
7210d5407a2d2f52
e851604666403024
No 4.71.704.0 4.71.704.0 United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4ffbd36c690ae3d1
1284e74e3afb82e4
e0c29dfa
7afbea2cc1f8581e
4861bbff3184b6b6
No 4.70.1138 4.70.1138 10.224.25.96/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable c904bf1c3483b8b3
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4.71.0016.
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4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 242fde2a7c6a3eff
245f06813a2e1bdc
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