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 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!