How to Remove “MSDATLST.OCX”

What is MSDATLST.OCX?

MSDATLST.OCX is a legitimate process file popularly known as MSDatLst.  It is associated with MS DataList Controls Library developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as MSDATLST.OCX with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with MSDATLST.OCX malware?

Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with MSDATLST.OCX malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • MSDATLST.OCX 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 MSDATLST.OCX malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove MSDATLST.OCX 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 MSDATLST.OCX malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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First Seen: 28 July 2008 at 9:11 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2de2c9ea542e450a
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Yes 6.00.8169 6.00.8169 10.224.1.116/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2de2c9ea542e450a
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Yes 6.00.8169 6.00.8169 Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 347cc8d62a657c02
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Yes 6.01.9816 6.01.9816 United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable b4f85dbda24d8038
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Yes 6.00.8418 6.00.8418 United States
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