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: 20 December 2011 at 4:34 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0d1ef42be066cb42
1c76dd112dd83e1a
b22a0afa
7818f4ec6e93f424
886cd88e5a13b679
Virus.Win32.
Floxif.A
No 5.1.2600.8
81 built
by:
Lab06_N(mm
build)
5.1.2600.8
81
Morocco N/A
2 N/A Executable 3d33701b221e52e3
8afcf439b2d4b2eb
77a5beb2
44567ab3c7f6361e
c399e4410ebd2fc2
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
3 N/A Executable 2dea2a38a9bfe9df
a9d9d275e5d1945c
fa281d5d
c8fba45f9580e8e5
87f7bb6226d7cbf0
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
4 N/A Executable edeaa8dfc4903fd4
503affd6d3dbe0df
a8559ed7
ddc2f41f93e87718
637fce26af191515
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
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31

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 e7b3f4c0a2932a6a
82dd695cf58363ab
cae48cb3
88e2705cae0fbb21
4af075a580d6844a
No 10.0.20215
.1000
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.20215
.1000
Romania
2 N/A Executable c27038d39a6ebb8a
b55b534df04733d0
31030cdd
f598c04975e7d95d
b24304a86734dd18
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.116/32
3 N/A Executable 11d5b2a3b4b1da87
976243f2beddb1b7
b37994b7
4b2ecb02c85498c4
44f9da08aa80ee81
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.116/32
4 N/A Executable dbe9983fe1e783a6
9a35e89315fb43b8
0a5c05d5
210ae6eba02672cc
b5114072aafedcda
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
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