How to Remove “ChilkatZip2.dll”

What is ChilkatZip2.dll?

The file named ChilkatZip2.dll is developed by Chillkat Software Incorporation. The file is digitally verified and signed. It is generally safe to work with as it receives proper security updates from its original developer. The program has a threat level of 1. The file is used by the software Chillkat Zip ActiveX Component.

ChilkatZip2.dll is located in C:\windows\syswow64\chilkatzip2.dll. The total size of the program is 1.6 megabytes. The latest version of the file available is12.4.0. The default language of the DLL file is English. It is considered to be clean as it is not associated with any malware or Trojan attacks based on recent scans.

Affected Platform: Windows XP,Vista,7

How to check if your computer is infected with ChilkatZip2.dll malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with ChilkatZip2.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:

  • Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the ChilkatZip2.dll file and open its location.

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

How to remove ChilkatZip2.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 ChilkatZip2.dll malware using CCE, 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 ChilkatZip2.dll malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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