How to Remove “CtCoInst.dll”

What is CtCoInst.dll?

The file named CtCoInst.dll is developed by Creative Technology Limited. The program is used by the software named Creative Technology Limited CtcoInst. The file is generally safe to work with. Most scans confirmed it to be threat free. However, it is not digitally verified or signed. The program is made for the Windows operating system.

CtCoInst.dll is located in C:\Program Files\creative\sound blaster x-fi\program\xfrl\wdm\win2k_xp\i386\ctcoinst.dll. The total size of the program available 84 kilobytes. The latest version of the file available 3.0.2.65. The DLL program is a non-system process which can be disabled without affecting the system’s performance. If compromised, remove it from the system immediately.

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

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with CtCoInst.dll malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • CtCoInst.dll file is taking more of your CPU memory
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, 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 CtCoInst.dll and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then it is likely that the system is affected with CtCoInst.dll malware.

How to remove CtCoInst.dll malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing CtCoInst.dll file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free 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: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

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

1

Malware Entries

First Seen: 29 January 2012 at 7:14 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Creative Technology Limited Executable 738c8baf5166116d
f154b2ca009d3abd
8d719fa2
deab6d18986cb188
81c4744615ea5ed9
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 3, 0, 0, 4 3, 0, 0, 4 United States N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
23

Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 July 2008 at 12:55 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Creative Technology Limited Executable 59e7e513bad2da2c
3ff7d5511156e4de
2e2f0669
41c02353c3014e38
0ca2fc3c102305d7
No 3, 0, 2,
60
3, 0, 2,
60
Internal Submission
2 Creative Technology Limited Executable 31e0ff7ec112e329
eb6f3d0fedd2e882
d72ccbe0
213603f731ee0c3b
ed972bd04442a401
No 3, 0, 2,
60
3, 0, 2,
60
Internal Submission
3 Creative Technology Limited Executable 91ba7359d2f71149
ae7d88c9739c6447
9f8e5d35
0827ab0fb25439fa
0e4b33f039d92e78
No 3, 9, 2,
39
3, 9, 2,
39
Internal Submission
4 N/A Non-executable 0aa4b8b1540bd7a9
4dba1a3861e4d852
cdc047a9
1422fbd020896970
04df8f16794e3a2d
No N/A N/A 10.0.17.131/32
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
Exclusive Offer
Get Free Endpoint Protection
Get Advanced
Endpoint
Protection

Award-Winning Security to Protect Your Clients from Cyber Attacks

Comodo Internet Security Pro

Antivirus Protection protection from hackers! Get the ultimate Antivirus solution to keep your PC clean and to remove viruses from a slow or infected PC. Improve the PC performance at home or use it on-the-go!

Get Comodo Internet Security Comodo Internet Security