How to Remove “WINHTTP.DLL”

What is WINHTTP.DLL?

The file named WINHTTP.DLL is developed by an unknown developer. The program has no link to any known software program. Due to lack of developer support, it doesn’t receive security updates in time. The file is threatened and could be hijacked at any point of time. The threat level is 3.

WINHTTP.DLL is located in c:\windows\system32. The actual size of the file and the latest version of the program is not found. It is confirmed to be a non-system process. Such processes have no direct control on the Widows operation system. If found to be a threat, it can be removed without consequences.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with WINHTTP.DLL malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with WINHTTP.DLL malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • WINHTTP.DLL occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible WINHTTP.DLL malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\windows\system32, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove WINHTTP.DLL malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning 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: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove WINHTTP.DLL malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 04 January 2012 at 6:59 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 51f18264d3d56d09
97b3a31315decfd9
6d8942de
9adc792dc2e112a7
24444aa9b6b7f7d9
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.S
M
No 5.1.2600.5
868
(xpsp_sp3_
qfe.090824
-1337)
5.1.2600.5
868
Ukraine N/A
2 N/A Executable 0b0d2215042f6bf5
5faddda88955857d
daa0ca21
ebef43ed9f64f6e6
cf13fd0519e6976f
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Germany N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 655bf00fb44e552b
012ab96434a830fc
36acb72e
ddb6a78649ea9e16
b3fbfa64c3bedf99
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 5.2.3790.0
(srv03_rtm
.030324-20
48)
5.2.3790.0 United States N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 743d4f4b188243f7
555aaad3bd5df1d5
73354fb5
eff5c6167753e141
ce9a7ddba49e8ba2
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 5.1.2600.6
175
(xpsp_sp3_
qfe.111116
-1647)
5.1.2600.6
175
176.221.121.148/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 20 August 2008 at 2:52 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable c4be660ed95fa39b
e3ac0586877a8cfc
44ac96f6
c6f8cb3d10402e03
cc85cea8f53281bd
No 5.2.3790.4
929
(srv03_sp2
_qfe.11110
4-0342)
5.2.3790.4
929
United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 71d6dd33fd57cb09
e4a8c4e4c1e50d5c
aeb3af36
4a3770a2f7aba798
523a8bea3f402d76
Yes 6.0.4015.0
(main.0303
28-1500)
6.0.4015.0 10.224.1.59/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable a2860d8cd3ff5f1c
15da1f9ae25cb698
6345166e
d9cccbca7dbfb45d
91fcb6faf3b9ac08
No 5.1.2600.1
366
(xpsp2.040
109-1800)
5.1.2600.1
366
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable e01977ddefeb235a
dcd95f74f798fa6f
8b6dd115
a71113afbfd1f706
01cdedaad3d4141b
No 5.2.3790.4
929
(srv03_sp2
_qfe.11110
4-0342)
5.2.3790.4
929
United States
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