How to Remove “DartUtil.dll”

What is DartUtil.dll?

The file named DartUtil.dll is developed by a company Dart Communications. The program is digitally verified and signed by Verisign incorporation. The reputed organization stands proof for its legitimacy and is safe to work with. The signature is monitored by hybrid solutions for computers. It has a threat level of 1. The file is safe based on past scan reports.

DartUtil.dll is located in C:\Windows\System32\dartutil.dll. The latest version available is 2.8.2.12. The total size of the file is 149.3 kilobytes which could vary in case it gets hijacked by a malware or Trojan. The program is used by the software named PowerTCP Tools. It is a non-system process and is not mandatory for Windows to run efficiently.

Affected Platforms: Windows XP,Vista,7

How to determine if your computer is infected with DartUtil.dll malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with DartUtil.dll malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • DartUtil.dll occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible DartUtil.dll malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

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Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

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

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

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Malware Entries

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Safe Entries

First Seen: 15 March 2009 at 3:38 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
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Version
Product
Version
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1 Dart Communications Executable 1ea1a7d56869a377
1e3b681dd664221b
566ad2a5
abf20f271758cfb5
36e8333b190506fa
No 2.8.2.0 2.8.2.0 10.100.19.14/32
2 Dart Communications Executable 1ea1a7d56869a377
1e3b681dd664221b
566ad2a5
abf20f271758cfb5
36e8333b190506fa
No 2.8.2.0 2.8.2.0 198.20.167.84/32
3 N/A Executable 8cdf2a5250dda9eb
b0e1cd0acb579387
1f08533a
64d3a81c39dd36d7
c23240f219c3998b
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 Dart Communications Executable 928a82581116a04d
245731ac910c67be
bf7ac0d1
05beb0af07e465bb
0fbf4fc938e85299
No 2.8.3.3 2.8.3.3 United States
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