How to Remove “ArcCon.dll”

What is ArcCon.dll?

The file named ArcCon.dll is developed by ArcSoft Connect and the program is generically known as the ArcSoft Connect Notifier. The non-system process runs in the background but it is not mandatory for the Windows operating system to run efficiently. It can be disabled if found to be causing issues. The DLL file is associated with Windows XP, Vista and 7 operating systems.

ArcCon.dll is located in C:\Windows\System32. Occasionally, the file may also be found in C:\Program Files\ folder. The latest version of the file available is 1.1.0.8 and its total size is 215,552 kilobytes. Security updates for the program is delivered by ArcSoft. The file receives updates rarely which makes it a target for malicious code developers.  

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with ArcCon.dll malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of  the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the ArcCon.dll file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove ArcCon.dll  malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove malwares using ArcCon.dll, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove ArcCon.dll  malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Safe Entries

First Seen: 12 July 2008 at 6:59 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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1 ArcSoft Executable 181e6c2327df0c38
97f2201ec7b1bf5d
fd5adc0a
203a38c91b820f41
2d7f51006cdb3dd2
Yes 1.0.0.39 1.0.0.39 Internal Submission
2 ArcSoft Inc. Executable 4e9f149a597a6692
916c92a24a685744
e19d1e67
66f34e55c30ab8b1
8240c72f41b7a3d4
Yes 1.1.0.48 1.1.0.48 United States
3 ArcSoft Inc. Executable 36f8ed10daf2c41d
286881348a0380c5
74e9474b
aa2385bbc851a314
b9933752b5f4e0d5
Yes 1.1.0.47 1.1.0.47 Internal Submission
4 ArcSoft Inc. Executable 64c1a798f667da01
df05d3bd659053b4
cacdd5c9
7548c242d95cbff7
6908360ad629c09f
Yes 1.1.0.49 1.1.0.49 Brazil
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