How to Remove “DeviceStateAPI.dll”

What is DeviceStateAPI.dll?

The file named DeviceStateAPI.dll is not associated with a specific developer and is considered to be harmful because of lack of support. The threat level of the program is 1. It doesn’t receive proper security updates or patches making it a potential threat. Past scan reports confirmed that it is not associated with any malware or Trojan attacks making it generally safe unless compromised.

DeviceStateAPI.dll is located in c:\windows\system32. The total size and the last identified version of the file is not known. API files are used by software programs to initiate the launch of any file. However, no known software is associated with it. The non-system process can be disabled without affecting the efficiency of the Windows OS.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by DeviceStateAPI.dll ?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the DeviceStateAPI.dll file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\matlab701\bin\win32\ folder, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from DeviceStateAPI.dll malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the DeviceStateAPI.dll malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo Antivirus.

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

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with DeviceStateAPI.dll malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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