How to Remove “WDIGEST.DLL”

What is WDIGEST.DLL?

The file named WDIGEST.DLL is developed by Microsoft Corporation. The program has a valid digital signature and is verified by the company. It is designed for the Windows platform. Microsoft provides all the updates to keep it safeguarded against any malware, Trojan attacks. The threat level is 0.

WDIGEST.DLL is located in C:\Windows\System32\wdigest.dll. The file size is 173.5 kilobytes. The version of the file known is 6.2.8102.0. The program is a system process and part of the Windows operating system. It should not be removed if found to be infected by a known malware or virus.

Affected Platform: Windows 7, 8, 10

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with WDIGEST.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 WDIGEST.DLL file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32\wdigest.dll, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove WDIGEST.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 WDIGEST.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 WDIGEST.DLL malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 04 January 2012 at 6:58 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable abb62367bc58aa94
43b027200d572772
35ce6b48
1959102853a116b7
8db7aec10c8a3d70
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 43b29c1f15c4f81e
3b935dc3db065675
3a88d739
b02800257e5991c8
a95cc5bbefdfb29f
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.S
M
No 5.1.2600.5
834
(xpsp_sp3_
qfe.090624
-1332)
5.1.2600.5
834
Ukraine N/A
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31

Safe Entries

First Seen: 27 June 2008 at 2:38 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5d61b3b8cd458947
218e0b7137e7812a
95ed15d9
ededbb65528d3fd1
45362f4b1c7bec25
No 10.0.18917
.1000
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.18917
.1000
162.210.192.157/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6d0c0b976660778f
6d3d47b4f92d5064
92872a49
699d4608c53d5588
271dade29e4a531e
No 10.0.18898
.1000
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.18898
.1000
Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0cfceaccc118b466
91638ea8afa22ff2
43e442a5
5845ddd030e1fd55
adca725acdd34055
No 10.0.17763
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17763
.1
China
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5aaccdeade66392a
3a0959ee0959edbd
87ba2eaf
522247b973ed8a86
984b177f56544671
No 6.1.7601.2
4117
(win7sp1_l
dr_escrow.
180422-143
0)
6.1.7601.2
4117
United States
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