How to Remove “Docmonitor.dll”

What is Docmonitor.dll?

The file named Docmonitor.dll is developed by Don HO. The file is used by the software Document Monitor for Notepad++. The particular DLL file has been confirmed to be a virus and was involved in multiple attacks in the past. The threat level for the file is 5 and it is a high priority virus which can cause great harm to the system. It uses the malware Ramnit.

Docmonitor.dll is located in C:\Program Files\notepad++\plugins\docmonitor.dll. The total size of the file is 172.4 kilobytes. The last identified version of the product is unknown. It is a non-system process that is not essential for the smooth performance of the Windows operating system. Disable and quarantine the file immediately to safeguard important data from being compromised.

Affected Platform: Windows XP,Vista,7

How to check if your computer is infected with Docmonitor.dll malware?

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with Docmonitor.dll malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • Docmonitor.dll file is taking more of your CPU memory
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, 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 Docmonitor.dll and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then it is likely that the system is affected with Docmonitor.dll malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing Docmonitor.dll file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free 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: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 14 July 2012 at 3:00 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Don HO don.h@free.fr Executable 2480496887f1a5d1
103a4efa03c7be60
adb2d3a3
4ab697778fbf4dd3
1cb36d09cd73d7ca
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 2.1  Vietnam N/A
2 Don HO don.h@free.fr Executable ff80c0a669065b68
531737934d57f2ff
057b1dfb
15266a5c95c3be40
ff33d6ca07ec6b8b
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 2.2  31.132.243.70/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 15 November 2008 at 8:35 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Don HO don.h@free.fr Executable c1f5efe3e9055e81
8753b02aced8333a
784a1fa6
cbfc395a3210597d
26c2908291425019
No 2.1  Internal Submission
2 Don HO don.h@free.fr Executable aa41d47e75708886
f56a249ad31a30e8
d7bb047d
1a8a926a38b2a2a2
ac1e11abdd70ffc9
No 2.1  United States
3 Don HO don.h@free.fr Executable 6bcba6861e4ee215
08b429901297e895
1a1c3d39
8c3ed3f14be656ff
f391a544dce9c91c
No 2.1  Internal Submission
4 Don HO don.h@free.fr Executable 184a6b4b641f7f1c
01213d28bd3b8f25
0e4d95be
8ff600816dfa9c30
16c4660c0bae53ee
No 2.2  Ukraine
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