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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First Seen: 20 August 2008 at 2:52 pm
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