How to Remove “MSVidCtl.dll”

What is MSVidCtl.dll?

The file named MSVidCtl.dll is developed by Microsoft Corporation. The DLL file is used by the Directshow and the ActiveX control for streaming video. It is core for the windows media player software and other media related programs in the operating system. It is found is all versions of Windows platform. The threat level is 0.

MSVidCtl.dll is located in C:\Windows\System32\msvidctl.dll. The total size of the DLL file is 3.4 megabytes. The latest version of the program found is 6.5.1425.1000. The file is confirmed to be part of the Windows operating system and is a core registry file. If found to be an issue, it can be fixed only by reinstalling the entire OS but cannot be removed separately.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by MSVidCtl.dll?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, 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 MSVidCtl.dllfile and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\matlab701\bin\win32\ folder, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

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First Seen: 24 June 2008 at 10:23 am
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