How to Remove “ZLIB.DLL”

What is ZLIB.DLL?

The file named ZLIB.DLL is developed by Plex Incorporation. A valid digital signature is associated with the file and it is found to be totally safe to work with. The file is used by the software zlib. There are no instances of malware or Trojan attack associated with it. The threat level is 1.

ZLIB.DLL is located in C:\Program Files\plex\plex media server\zlib.dll. The total size of the DLL file is 71.1 kilobytes, as found in the records. The latest version of the DLL found is 1.2.7, as confirmed by available data. The file is a non-system process. If it is uninstalled due to malware issues, there will be no dip in performance of the Windows operating system.


Affected Platform: Windows 7, 8, 10

How to detect whether your system is affected by ZLIB.DLL?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the ZLIB.DLL file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files\plex\plex media server\zlib.dll, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from ZLIB.DLL malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the ZLIB.DLL malware from your system.

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Step 7: If the system is infected with ZLIB.DLL malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 29 March 2018 at 7:32 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable a362f86ed204fccf
754a9ddcd22fa516
f77979c3
d4bd7e172b7d5551
77014c296c0c282c
ApplicUnsaf.
Win32.FraudT
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are.a1
Yes 1.2.3 1.2.3 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 July 2008 at 5:18 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable b0cae89b0e6e7425
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ab0f6d95
6bdc0a236fa5a43a
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No 1.2.11 1.2.11 10.108.51.216/32
2 N/A Executable 8bbbdddee48a3b52
c9ffb08efce6160a
fc992e08
a35e6aa3149577a4
c326a8df8c1c83a5
No 1.2.11 1.2.11 United States
3 Zlib Executable d457a7496ca65128
a00aa2baca1283bb
5b6b3d1c
68f7baefbf3242a3
e539e4fcb5bce4ed
No 1.2.2.1828 1.2.2.1828 10.108.51.194/32
4 N/A Executable da757a7f54158534
9286ca28205f9d3b
7307f678
6150177a2ac5d14f
e785a513752cbe03
Yes N/A N/A United States
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