How to Remove “ShellLink.dll”

What is ShellLink.dll?

The file named ShellLink.dll is developed by vbAccellerator. The file is digitally verified and has a valid signature from Stardock corporation. The developer rolls out proper security updates to secure the DLL file against any malware attacks. It is considered safe as confirmed by scan reports. The threat level is 1.

ShellLink.dll is located in C:\Program Files\stardock\object desktop\tweakvista\shelllink.dll. The size of the DLL file according to the information available is 18.2 kilobytes. The last identified version of the DLL program is 1.0.0.0. The non-system process when removed will not have any adverse effects on the performance of Windows operating system. 

Affected Platforms: Windows Vista, 7.

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

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with ShellLink.dll malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • ShellLink.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 ShellLink.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\stardock\object desktop\tweakvista\shelllink.dll., perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

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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 ShellLink.dll malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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First Seen: 29 July 2008 at 1:20 pm
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2 N/A Executable edcafd517860cb6b
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Yes N/A N/A United States
4 N/A Executable 5f4e85ab7a1a636d
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