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: 06 April 2018 at 1:34 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 0b0d2215042f6bf5
5faddda88955857d
daa0ca21
ebef43ed9f64f6e6
cf13fd0519e6976f
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Germany N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 42c9cb67077eefd9
044f8a8ffb98e9ae
cdb8ca18
9496748e60dac889
764b13758b951f9f
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
3 N/A Executable 1e8b21bf9ad9455b
0456f46560c01762
8c07c4d5
d582f8943cf0083b
4589d8a9f4243533
N/A No N/A N/A Turkey N/A
4 N/A Executable 22204839a8ed3607
9399c0eb8f07b579
8a9707f0
1ac978b9eb28d970
e25f11d507bafb12
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Pakistan 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 a7af50ccbd435543
455eb7ce6f68f461
8ab03f6f
5359709850f9da05
81e4437456f00dd5
No 5.1.2600.2
180
1.0 United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable fe6744b9270436da
b7849cab405ac5c7
ecf74ba8
e634b2f9a25625e5
30f649dbc19554f5
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
10.108.51.235/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable dbfef9d3b9cc6291
613f6d9f4249b551
a9b4eeb6
002664e0d18eb93a
a6e885b6ee341ad8
No 6.0.6002.2
4339
(vistasp2_
ldr_escrow
.180326-11
30)
6.0.6002.2
4339
Argentina
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2a0aeeb4589c409b
fabb74a60d32450a
b79531e4
46d2c24828cbfa9b
41109ac1f88840f2
No 5.1.2600.2
180
1.0 10.0.17.146/32
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