How to Remove “AdminELL.dll”

What is AdminELL.dll ?

The file named AdminELL.dll is developed by Intel Corporation. The program is used by Intel ProSet Wireless chipset and is essential for any hardware from the manufacturer to work efficiently. It’s internet connectivity functionalities make it a potential target for malware developers. The threat level of the program is 1 because of the official support it receives from Intel.


AdminELL.dll is located in C:\Program Files\intel\wifi\bin\langresources\ell\adminell.dll. The latest version of the file available is 14.1.1.0. The total size of the program is 160 kilobytes which may have slight variations. If the program is found to be causing any rogue activities on the PC, disable it. The non-system process will not affect Windows performance but may have adverse effects on wireless internet connections.

Affected Platform: All Windows Versions

How to check if your computer is infected with AdminELL.dll malware?

If your system is affected by AdminELL.dll malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • AdminELL.dll occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

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

How to remove AdminELL.dll malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove AdminELL.dll and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

  1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.
  2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:
  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use.

Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

  1. Click 'Next' to view the results.

Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

​     4.Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.



 

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