How to Remove “CoolType.dll”

What is CoolType.dll?

The file named CoolType.dll is developed and used by the Adobe Reader program. Adobe is a reputed organization which has developed multiple software programs like Photoshop, Air, After Effects among many others. The particular DLL program is a font used by the Reader software and is digitally signed making it safe to work with.

CoolType.dll is located in C:\Windows\System32\\CoolType.dll. The total file size is not known. The latest version of the file available is 1.0.0. It can cause errors like DLL not found or cannot register in which case PDF reader has to be reinstalled. The file has a threat level of 1 as it receives proper security updates.

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

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

If your system is affected by CoolType.dll malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

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

You can either choose to remove CoolType.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.

  1. 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.

  1. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 24 July 2018 at 4:12 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Adobe Systems, Incorporated Executable 14ca57ca7ce20da8
6d9c597dc33b4a6d
c7bc7580
97434e26ad4f1a85
0d740a0913f51940
Virus.Win32.
Floxif.A
No 4.04.26 4.04 197.211.61.158/32 N/A
2 Adobe Systems, Incorporated Executable 4324369314a4ef12
963fe152ea887831
c11fe9ca
a336aa53c93b6b5c
a0373f9ee1627c0c
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 4.04.26 4.04 105.107.127.91/32 N/A
3 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable 04d7c27bfa1e0318
74ac879810486456
7d0d7c1f
b75c3c4fabbe727c
db5ae3f87a2b0f2d
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 5.05.64.1 56.563490 Ukraine N/A
4 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable 4596478f3866fc1c
a093775dfe481fcc
5fa1b584
8c8abc6605539d70
de44a163de5271c3
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 4.10.20 4.10 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 13 November 2008 at 3:08 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable b77a571fe54e04b0
948c42713c71e7c0
de9f1246
81e7dbdc63d8bcc2
5e0346b8feb21adc
Yes 5.11.03.1 78.517761 10.224.25.96/32
2 Adobe Systems, Incorporated Executable 647c199ccd259ec9
d19f114e69519a22
52d41e95
f0c3ceac95ba1571
49e00c8c2dfde025
No 3.02.1E 3.02 10.224.25.96/32
3 Adobe Systems, Incorporated Executable ced267dd0260649a
1fc26a219e1c1087
7ec673a4
af517e77a0039bb8
4762c5bf37727018
No 3.02.1E 3.02 10.224.25.96/32
4 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable 1f877508e4dd72d8
8e972f0632c5a98e
fc7df715
b1e70c101cfb357e
3dcf985ac169f352
Yes 5.10.34.20
990
66.512941 United States
Display 4 items per page
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  • 8 items per page
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  • 32 items per page
 
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