How to Remove “KodakCodec.dll”

What is KodakCodec.dll?

The file named KodakCodec.dll is developed by Axel Rietschin Software developments. The program has a valid digital signature, signed by Axel Rietschin. The DLL file is used by the software Fast Picture Viewer codec pack used by Kodak hardware. It has its signing authority provided by The UserTrust Network. The threat level of the file is 1.

KodakCodec.dll is located in C:\windows\wiccodecs\{a6d092a4-081a-4f0e-9356-da167e87d922}\raw formats\kodak\amd64\kodakcodec.dll. The total size of the file is 134.8 kilobytes. The latest version of the DLL program found is 3.0. It is used by the Kodak raw decoder and being a non-system process, the file can be removed from active processes without any issues. Windows will continue to run as usual even if the DLL is missing.

Affected Platform: Windows Vista, 7, 8, 10

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

If your system is affected by KodakCodec.dll malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • KodakCodec.dll occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove KodakCodec.dll malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove KodakCodec.dll and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

  1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.
  2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:
  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use.
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

  1. Click 'Next' to view the results.

Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

     4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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First Seen: 05 October 2009 at 8:32 pm
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