How to Remove “AutoPlay.dll”

What is AutoPlay.dll ?

The file named AutoPlay.dll is developed by Microsoft Corporation. The program is regularly used by the Windows media player and other media software to initiate an auto run option whenever new media is inserted. The latest version of the file is 6.1. The total known size of the program is 146944 bytes.

AutoPlay.dll is located in C:\Windows\system32. If found in another directory, it may be used by third party media programs. The non-system process can be disabled which will not affect the operating system but will stall any running playbacks. The program has a threat level of 1 as it is directly supported by Microsoft and receives security updates as well as patches.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by AutoPlay.dll ?
Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the AutoPlay.dll file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\matlab701\bin\win32\ folder, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from AutoPlay.dll malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the AutoPlay.dll malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

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Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with AutoPlay.dll malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove AutoPlay.dll malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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