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

First Seen: 10 April 2018 at 2:02 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 0876f8fbb46a20bf
21a88f69ef06dd17
ff86f916
d76a3150567c277f
24ca2e604d496cbc
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No N/A N/A Taiwan N/A
2 N/A Executable 487c4bc2e7bfd171
1c87479f8e1fc36b
aa67a513
406d5a807bcd9be0
322d35c62cea84b2
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Taiwan N/A
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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 0891324e9b88e584
9554d14172fae86c
dcbacaa6
c8b2b4beeb51b3f9
a5c01cdda17fea10
No 5.1.2600.8
81
5.1 10.0.17.146/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 516f8949e05b6727
ed0dbd9ed0c474e5
ac267e3c
9bc8e8eb2fb9d940
5928eb0f5c3fa821
No 5.1.2600.8
81 built
by:
Lab06_N(mm
build)
5.1.2600.8
81
10.108.51.216/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3f0da456af18e0c3
bc90f3160478e78d
16bf9c33
e1069783a68666e7
c3ceab330e76841f
No 5.1.2600.8
81
5.1 United Kingdom
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7bcd8ccea2a06d86
8e422f1c60a98a41
3f087351
dd5176bb4f7a7a12
488289afffab7ff6
No 10.0.15063
.994
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.15063
.994
Finland
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