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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