How to Remove “DINPUT8.dll”

What is DINPUT8.dll?

The file named DINPUT8.dll is developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is part of the Windows operating system. The company has not specified the actual version and it is known that it could be part of the core OS in all versions including XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10. The threat level is 1. With proper security updates, it is secured against any malware attacks.

DINPUT8.dll is located in C:\windows\syswow64\dinput8.dll. The total size of the file is 168 kilobytes. The latest version available is 10.0.10514. It is a whitelisted program as it is mandatory for the Windows OS to run properly. The file should be disabled or uninstalled as it could cause system instability.

Affected Platform: Windows Vista, 7

How to check if your computer is infected with DINPUT8.dll malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with DINPUT8.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 DINPUT8.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 DINPUT8.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 DINPUT8.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 DINPUT8.dll malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

Safe Entries
First Seen: 20 December 2011 at 4:34 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
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ff62df2b
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Virus.Win32.
Floxif.A
No N/A N/A Pakistan N/A
2 N/A Executable 3d33701b221e52e3
8afcf439b2d4b2eb
77a5beb2
44567ab3c7f6361e
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Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
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05aaf393
48a789427880648d
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Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 4.08.00.04
00
4.08.00.04
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Turkey N/A
4 N/A Executable 2dea2a38a9bfe9df
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fa281d5d
c8fba45f9580e8e5
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Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

Safe Entries
First Seen: 08 July 2008 at 1:21 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 42b93859289042b4
703dd61c7268f70a
498837cd
a843d22678636a7e
0792fb9ec4585b90
No 5.1.2258.4
00 built
by:
Lab06_N(mm
build)
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00
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9d3be2438b085c5a
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83b8d724
aeb78246ab62157e
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No 4.08.01.09
01
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01
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3 Alexander Blade Executable a4be657417796134
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No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 98af6d0faac3f90b
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4c6553948ff673e3
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