How to Remove “UpiCtrl.dll”

What is UpiCtrl.dll?

The file named UpiCtrl.dll is developed by an unknown developer. The program has not been involved in any particular malware attack. Hence is considered safe but poses a solid threat because it doesn’t receive updates from the developer. It can be hijacked by malware at any point. The threat level of the file is 4.

UpiCtrl.dll is located in c:\windows\system32. The total size of the file and the latest version of the program cannot be found in any records. The non-system process runs in the background whenever related software is being used but if disabled, it will not affect the actual performance of the Windows operating system. 

Affected Platforms: Windows Vista, 7, 8

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • UpiCtrl.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 UpiCtrl.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:\Windows\System32, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 19 November 2012 at 10:11 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Ulead Systems, Inc. Executable 0087b21cb90a5a4c
2f059bd4d07ac7dc
3016de97
175034c11bb95d25
0978f6a6efab7cb5
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.S
M
No 11.0.0.0 11.0.0.0 United Kingdom N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 01 June 2008 at 12:52 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Corel TW Corp. Executable dab38d170bb0d053
5552e639c92bc5b1
8a57e048
b3c572238d119eb9
5cfc23a6df0a617d
Yes 13.0.0.0 13.0.0.0 10.224.1.61/32
2 Corel TW Corp. Executable 6ac772d23038b6a7
4c1b900cd6800168
f7ae91cd
9a45c3866bab89fe
781eb7549e2b9203
Yes 13.0.0.0 13.0.0.0 United States
3 N/A Executable 2ec227892bda167e
1d632a659b731c68
0591d94d
b00e74dc4000d620
b45b1d41d971dd44
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 United States
4 N/A Executable 2ec227892bda167e
1d632a659b731c68
0591d94d
b00e74dc4000d620
b45b1d41d971dd44
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Russian Federation
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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