How to Remove “Swap.dll”

What is Swap.dll?

The file named Swap.dll is developed by Igor Pavlov. The program is used by the 7-zip file extractor and the Swap filter codec. The file is secured with the updates it requires to safeguard it against any malware attacks. The DLL runs as a background process and is made for the Windows platform. The threat level is 1.

Swap.dll is located in C:\Program Files\autounpack\codecs\swap.dll. The size of the DLL file according to the information available is 5.5 kilobytes. The last identified version of the DLL program is 4.42. The non-system process when removed will not have any adverse effects on the performance of Windows operating system. 

Affected Platforms: Windows XP, Vista.

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Swap.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 Swap.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\autounpack\codecs\swap.dll, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove Swap.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 Swap.dll malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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First Seen: 09 June 2008 at 3:24 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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1 Igor Pavlov Executable e2447d60a5265ddb
57f4a722326b032c
07171f8b
a8e90d9226210c1a
015b7ee287b78565
No 4, 7, 0, 0 4, 7, 0, 0 Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 3078d3c806a94bbd
260a0be5d8e30f37
2500fc55
8072b324db5ea3d9
056efd425f75ca36
No N/A N/A United States
3 N/A Executable 52f23489e02afc90
dd6feaeabe964221
d7788888
30d73f8a6ac35a25
21c313382348f56d
No N/A N/A United States
4 Igor Pavlov Executable 03345692e79db9a6
4f07ee70d4f6f8f4
e20104b5
53a3d6dd4ea84ce7
34085b27ce25d3ae
No 2, 30, 14,
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2, 30, 14,
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United States
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