How to Remove “Excel.dll”

What is Excel.dll?

The file named Excel.dll is developed by Excel Data Reader. The program is essential for the software with the same name. It receives periodical security updates making it generally safe to work with. There are no malware or Trojan threats associated with it. The threat level of the file is 1.

Excel.dll is located in C:\Program Files\genioso\client\excel.dll. The total size of the file is 67 kilobytes. The latest version of the program available is 2.1.2.3. It is a non-system process and not part of the Windows operating system. Users can disable it if found to be causing errors without affecting the system’s performance.

Affected Platform: Windows 7,8,10

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with Excel.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 Excel.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 Excel.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 Excel.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 Excel.dll malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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First Seen: 07 April 2013 at 11:27 pm
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