How to Remove “PackAPI.dll”

What is PackAPI.dll?

The file named PackAPI.dll is developed by AhnLabs Incorporation. The program is used by the software Ahn report pack. It doesn’t have a valid digital signature but is usually safe to work with. The file is safe from any malware threats. Scan reports confirmed it to be authentic and reliable. The threat level is 1.

PackAPI.dll is located in C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\temp\{random}.tmp\packapi.dll. The total size of the DLL file is 24 kilobytes. The last identified version of the program is 6.50.0.0. The DLL is a non-system process and it can be disabled or uninstalled without affecting the functions of the windows operating system. 

Affected Platform: Windows Vista,7

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • PackAPI.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 PackAPI.dll and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\temp\{random}.tmp\packapi.dll, then it is likely that the system is affected with PackAPI.dll malware.

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

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

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Malware Entries

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File
Version
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First Seen: 27 May 2009 at 3:31 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
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1 AhnLab, Inc. Executable 93ebfd970bf81ab4
1cc4f3f6216b48cb
0b1dddd3
b7540dec30cdc40e
9b98065ec2d2b5c0
Yes 6, 55, 0,
7
6, 55, 0,
0
China
2 AhnLab, Inc. Executable 9a44dd5dccfcc648
41891cbfa44b26f2
6465f365
60bae1536553d121
24001eecee8c377e
No 6, 50, 0,
4
6, 50, 0,
0
10.224.1.59/32
3 AhnLab, Inc. Executable 9a44dd5dccfcc648
41891cbfa44b26f2
6465f365
60bae1536553d121
24001eecee8c377e
No 6, 50, 0,
4
6, 50, 0,
0
United States
4 AhnLab, Inc. Executable 82186dbd333f8eda
2dfe346357da36be
665994c4
b23782471a1d5016
134cdc1b81cdd0f4
Yes 6, 50, 0,
5
6, 50, 0,
0
Korea, Republic of
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