How to Remove “Engine5.dll”

What is Engine5.dll?

The file named Engine5.dll is developed by ABBYY BIT software. It is used by the software Fine Reader. The file receives periodical security patches from the original developer making it safe to work with. It is not digitally verified or signed by an authority. The file is not associated with any malware or Trojan attacks. Scan reports are positive and the threat level is 1.

Engine5.dll is located in C:\Program Files\abbyyfinereader 5.0 sprint\engine5.dll. The total file size is 96 kilobytes. The latest version of the program available is The non-system process is not essential for Windows operating system to run efficiently. It can be disabled without consequences.

Affected Platform: Windows 95,98,2000,XP

How to check if your computer is infected with Engine5.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 Engine5.dll malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • Engine5.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 Engine5.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 Engine5.dll malware.

How to remove Engine5.dll malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing Engine5.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 Engine5.dll malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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