How to Remove “XPSSHHDR.DLL”

What is XPSSHHDR.DLL?

The file named XPSSHHDR.DLL is developed by Microsoft Corporation. Similar to many other programs developed by the company, this particular file is safe against malware threats. It receives prompt security updates and is safe against any malware, Trojan or virus attacks. It is used by OPC shell metadata handler. The threat level is 0.

XPSSHHDR.DLL is located in C:\Windows\System32\xpsshhdr.dll. The size of the file is 99 kilobytes. The version of the file found is 10.0.14251.1000. The program is found to be a non-system process which has not direct association with the performance of the windows operating system. It can be removed without consequences.

Affected Platforms: Windows 7, 8, 10

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • XPSSHHDR.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 XPSSHHDR.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 XPSSHHDR.DLL malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

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Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove XPSSHHDR.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 a08ad93cd45f06e4
8d27ed3251ddb8be
dc353cf3
a7f4344e2a86bee3
97493b9de264c167
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.S
M
No 6.0.6002.2
2136
(vistasp2_
ldr.090513
-2347)
6.0.6002.2
2136
Ukraine N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5952b3071a3c17b2
9db550a8b0c19de4
d86cef6f
c56543d4c1803e5c
9d49f51141c4e403
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 6.0.6001.2
2212
(vistasp1_
ldr.080626
-1538)
6.0.6001.2
2212
Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 17 September 2008 at 11:44 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 734e119870d5970b
0d9deefdc4ffcfa8
0aa0caaa
db61734b10ba2e2c
6a19e97abc3135d2
No 6.0.6000.1
6438
(winmain(w
mbla).0701
23-1244)
6.0.6000.1
6438
United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 489e826e62da7019
2813dcf65a54b5f7
72c9615f
53a49a2bd3a27b43
3de7c1471a4d87f9
Yes 6.0.5824.1
6384
(winmain(w
mbla).0609
11-0725)
6.0.5824.1
6384
United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable a7cc22bed17f8b78
d7b0f481f169486b
fce01000
21029085c3a8856e
794f30df261ac408
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Russian Federation
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1dc8bc1d5d26e804
121f74cad0e1a50d
adc87f27
6ca111ea70fe9cd8
c6475f09f62cdb1d
No 10.0.15063
.994
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.15063
.994
Finland
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