How to Remove “Layout.dll”

What is Layout.dll?

The file named Layout.dll is developed by Panstoria Incorporation. The program is digitally verified and signed by the company. The signing authority is provided by Thawte Incorporation. The file is used by the software program Panstoria Artisan and the page layout program. The threat level of the file is 1.

Layout.dll is located in C:\Program Files\creative memories\storybook creator 4.0\layout.dll. The total size of the DLL file is 2.9 megabytes. The latest version of the file found is 4.0.4335.20563. The DLL program is a non-system process which is not directly linked to the Windows operating system and can be removed without any consequences.

Affected Platform: Windows Vista, 7, 8

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • Layout.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 Layout.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 Layout.dll malware.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 09 January 2011 at 9:25 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Executable 02a73fd4c8f171e8
a30e9efb3bda4e89
7fbb5397
9602b4b77c8cfef3
701182f8e71de456
Unclassified
Malware
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 19 August 2008 at 7:33 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. Executable 905c76b40198530f
9dff55678a10c30b
f442472a
0265b95aa8571690
dbd2bf2642943300
No 2.01.000J 2.01.000J United States
2 CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. Executable 214e477f8254bd6b
44fa275667917a55
d3d61313
797c0f4ebd11172f
51dfc17faf4d138c
No 2.00.000J 2.00.000J Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Executable bbfd22f49b7b9050
5a3d42f726daf1b1
dd8d3b52
71988f7fbc51de24
04c13b723788e459
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Internal Submission
4 Hundsun Technologies Inc. Executable 51b936cb1478479b
1b02a83bcc57ebc7
60b5b2ab
03ea1ff9bdcd53b8
f985a4001ecfa80e
Yes 2.0.1.13 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission
Display 4 items per page
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  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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