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?
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Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.
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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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