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 July 2018 at 9:44 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable e852ff115640b57f
76b11d1cbc464940
670aff23
b12ff919f57cb863
c520d309f322427b
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A India N/A
2 N/A Executable 12685b61daefb8ea
36dee305d777ea1f
e8132748
619f108871398b02
000d69d379755ecd
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Europe 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 e43306c606e0839d
d0c4866589c2b277
75068520
de4509eddd94ce59
b8fb4a6cdc7c01e7
No 5.1.2600.1
039
(xpsp1.020
511-1800)
5.1.2600.1
039
United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable e43306c606e0839d
d0c4866589c2b277
75068520
de4509eddd94ce59
b8fb4a6cdc7c01e7
No 5.1.2600.1
039
(xpsp1.020
511-1800)
5.1.2600.1
039
10.224.25.96/32
3 N/A Non-executable 201cc89d57349e32
3f6407a2d0662f19
56670941
c5179a328db3f575
0209277892c67a02
No N/A N/A Russian Federation
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable a2860d8cd3ff5f1c
15da1f9ae25cb698
6345166e
d9cccbca7dbfb45d
91fcb6faf3b9ac08
No 5.1.2600.1
366
(xpsp2.040
109-1800)
5.1.2600.1
366
United States
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