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 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
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7b41bddb7ff36fa7
78a7f8845cd07291
d91b083d
b51bc245dae0eaf8
c81b47216c6a5954
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.S
M
No 5.1.2600.5
846
(xpsp_sp3_
qfe.090716
-1329)
5.1.2600.5
846
Ukraine N/A
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32

Safe Entries

First Seen: 27 June 2008 at 12:49 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable de45f5c34e05c402
b2b55971ccdf09f4
4a2ace4b
26af184300c0868d
854d5a3092234e24
No 6.1.7601.1
8409
(win7sp1_g
dr.140303-
2144)
6.1.7601.1
8409
Internal Submission
2 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
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable a5b52265c880ea24
a9482eb2f3aea1fe
b299b973
45e4a2fada3579f6
dc68f2a0998c3419
No 6.3.9600.1
6384
(winblue_r
tm.130821-
1623)
6.3.9600.1
6384
10.100.19.136/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9cb9031a969cd0ce
e3a6b220063669a0
c6488382
792f1eeaee06ffd0
b513959e84fd5955
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
France
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