How to Remove “LegitCheckControl.dll”

What is LegitCheckControl.dll?

The file named LegitCheckControl.dll is developed by Microsoft Corporation. The core file is digitally verified and signed by the company. They have direct control over its security updates and it is considered to be totally safe. The file receives security updates from the developer. It has no history of threats. The threat level of the program is 0.

LegitCheckControl.dll is located in C:\Windows\System32\legitcheckcontrol.dll. The total size of the file is 566.3 kilobytes. The latest version of the DLL program found is 9.4.0265.0. The file is a system process which has access to the registry files and is essential for Windows operating system. It is used by the Windows genuine advantage validation program and should not be removed.

Affected Platform: Windows OS.

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

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

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First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 8:56 pm
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