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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Malware Entries

First Seen: 17 July 2018 at 2:10 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 ArcSoft Inc. Executable 49d84e840abc027d
b410c66cea5ef513
c9cd7853
14c77c440c29f392
4965e2690aa16bf6
Virus.Win32.
Floxif.A
Yes 1.1.0.43 1.1.0.43 105.112.22.81/32 N/A
2 ArcSoft Inc. Executable 42b6370268cc79fa
0d968124bff0f2a0
78275fe5
76bfa952410f60db
8ab6577ed9c8d4b9
Virus.Win32.
Floxif.A
Yes 1.1.0.49 1.1.0.49 Bangladesh N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 12 July 2008 at 6:59 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 ArcSoft Executable 181e6c2327df0c38
97f2201ec7b1bf5d
fd5adc0a
203a38c91b820f41
2d7f51006cdb3dd2
Yes 1.0.0.39 1.0.0.39 Internal Submission
2 ArcSoft Inc. Executable 5180ce1bb4106b41
ff5b3258f8f4ebb3
3ea4c086
467033aa810a90f6
83b42a36dd4b696d
Yes 1.1.0.43 1.1.0.43 United Kingdom
3 ArcSoft Inc. Executable b659604342f6054c
3d17ccc478380280
a8a62636
84d0ad8d0caa827f
d45ffa5364e06a9d
Yes 1.1.0.30 1.1.0.30 Internal Submission
4 ArcSoft Inc. Executable 005ff80bf7f8379c
f1a86157db91aed2
742f42c9
df18492042395259
78f32dca0a051766
Yes 1.1.0.24 1.1.0.24 Internal Submission
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