How to Remove “ATL80.dll”

What is ATL80.DLL?

The file named ATL80.dll is developed by Microsoft corporation and is a non-system process. The program is always used by Microsoft Visual Studio software 2005 edition and will run in the background in the task manager. It stores data in the system’s registry and has access to the same which makes it a potential target for malware developers.

ATL80.dll is located in C:\Windows\WinSxS\x86_microsoft.vc80.atl_1fc8b3b9a1e18e3b_8.0.50727.4053_none_d1c738ec43578ea1\. The latest version of the file available is 8.0 and it has not been detected as a threat because of the official support Microsoft renders it.

If found running, it can be stopped manually as it doesn’t affect system’s performance directly. The program is an ATL module for Windows – Unicode.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by ATL80.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 startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • 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 ATL80.DLL file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\WinSxS\x86_microsoft.vc80.atl_1fc8b3b9a1e18e3b_8.0.50727.4053_none_d1c738ec43578ea1\  then you
should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 27 October 2011 at 11:45 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable b423ff49c7a081fd
c47ed65ed16cf12a
f74db88e
5260d2da9d7660bb
3a2d0c73c97ec17b
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 8.00.50727
.762
8.00.50727
.762
Russian Federation N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8d7ad7fe60bcbaf6
07a4f3da9ebcb0c1
8df8ff25
74862e1b1653a673
a6d7fbc0a47b2cef
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 8.00.50727
.762
8.00.50727
.762
Russian Federation N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2df5bebe18b239f2
6f997613342b3500
8fec3330
c438ffbc224d13a4
bf44f79463457785
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 8.00.50727
.762
8.00.50727
.762
Indonesia N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable e249de998d27c0f5
b4bd658d3df2a9ba
de96abb9
b5dd783dc47f29ed
bd585ecf7fcc7e9f
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 8.00.50727
.762
8.00.50727
.762
United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 3:49 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 68ba62f92c039876
fa0d4c50ad687fb0
4385994f
ec1aecc7578a9e88
2989e8997f976c84
Yes 8.00.50727
.42
8.00.50727
.42
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4bd9852f1f063b9f
d1e1829b756d381e
14609fa7
3c7def3cbbca6284
867aa4621d5d8a54
No 8.00.50727
.762
8.00.50727
.762
Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1292dc7ffc35a1ef
2b761672361bcffa
7483169e
3e9a33113d663d8b
d5ed38858e669652
No 8.00.50727
.4053
8.00.50727
.4053
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 32768bb17044c3f6
3bcfe00cf21f973a
93d0f37c
208470c3ffb0e2a6
d2757a40b90fc8cd
Yes 8.00.50727
.42
8.00.50727
.42
Internal Submission
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