How to Remove “AuChnMap.dll”

What is AuChnMap.dll ?

The file named AuChnMap.dll is developed by Creative Technologies. It is used by their Sound Blaster Xtreme Fidelity Technology and is designed for the Windows operating system. The file is used by sound related programs and it is a non-system process which doesn’t have any direct consequences on the operating system if disabled.

AuChnMap.dll is located in C:\Windows\Programfiles\Creative\Shared Files. The name of the product as identified is Creative DMO and is used by their audio mapping services to provide a surround sound experience. It has a threat level of 0 as it doesn’t have any registry access but may rarely be hijacked by malware or Trojans. The latest version available is 1.1.0.

Affected Platform: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 & 10

How to check if your computer is infected with AuChnMap.dll malware?
If your system is affected by AuChnMap.dll malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • AuChnMap.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 AuChnMap.dll malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove AuChnMap.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.
     3.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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Malware Entries

First Seen: 18 December 2010 at 11:05 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Creative Technology Ltd Executable c4031d6b1b768cf8
26136a06cde6e431
32073acc
7643470325bbd573
6b8f8e62632fecf5
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.H
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 United Kingdom N/A
2 Creative Technology Ltd Executable 03a0e7d5a7bea0e9
47170405af4c2c0b
67684b72
c5c02367ff30badf
7990d84af6cf2c7f
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.H
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 United Kingdom N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 08 April 2009 at 9:32 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Creative Technology Ltd Executable b977920b9d24a856
42170ec89b2023a3
e6bb2bae
d48ea176f673a110
90f6a395fbe44ca5
No 1.1.1.0 1.0.0.0 10.100.129.167/32
2 Creative Technology Ltd Executable b977920b9d24a856
42170ec89b2023a3
e6bb2bae
d48ea176f673a110
90f6a395fbe44ca5
No 1.1.1.0 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission
3 Creative Technology Ltd Executable 78f509585763c75f
ff95259a3925d00d
d24c585e
70a8a88f288d331d
bdbc7639e25883c4
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission
4 Creative Technology Ltd Executable b977920b9d24a856
42170ec89b2023a3
e6bb2bae
d48ea176f673a110
90f6a395fbe44ca5
No 1.1.1.0 1.0.0.0 10.100.129.168/32
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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