How to Remove “Variables.dll”

What is Variables.dll?

The file named Variables.dll is developed by Variables. It is used by the Variables Miranda IM plugin and is made specifically for the Windows platform. The file is safe because of the updates provided by the original developer. Scan reports confirmed that it has not been used by any virus or malware so far. The threat level is 1.

Variables.dll is located in c:\windows\system32. The size of the DLL program is 112 kilobytes. The last identified version of the file is 0.2.3.8. The file however is confirmed as a non-system process which will not have any negative effects on the Windows operating system. If found to be hijacked, it can be removed immediately. 

Affected Platforms: Windows Vista,7.

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Variables.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 Variables.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 Variables.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 Variables.dll malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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First Seen: 15 June 2008 at 3:41 pm
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1 N/A Executable c2c57c53e2ceb7b3
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2 N/A Executable 7d833be4d2bc083d
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