How to Remove “Pidgin.dll”

What is Pidgin.dll?

The file named Pidgin.dll is developed by the Pidgin developer community. The file doesn’t have a valid digital signature but is found to be safe because of the support rendered by the original developer.The DLL is used by the software GTK and Pidgin library. The threat level of the DLL file is 1.

Pidgin.dll is located in C:\Program Files\pidgin\pidgin.dll. The actual size of the file is found to be 1.1 megabytes. The last identified version of the program found is 2.10.10. The file is identified to be a non-system process which can be disabled. Windows operating system will continue to run without slowing down or stalling. 

Affected Platforms: Windows 7,8.

How to determine if your computer is infected with Pidgin.dll malware?

  • Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with Pidgin.dll malware:
  • Unstable internet connection
  • Pidgin.dll occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible Pidgin.dll malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files\pidgin\pidgin.dll, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning 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: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove Pidgin.dll malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Safe Entries

First Seen: 15 January 2009 at 4:19 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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1 N/A Executable bcc63bb2acc01a65
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No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 The Pidgin developer community Executable 1794643aff4cfa01
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No 2.10.1 2.10.1 10.224.1.57/32
3 The Pidgin developer community Executable 7e46253dfbddefb1
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No 2.10.6 2.10.6 United States
4 The Pidgin developer community Executable 0f1ec8d78c20ffa5
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No 2.7.10 2.7.10 Hungary
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