How to Remove “WindowsBase.ni.dll”

What is WindowsBase.ni.dll?

The file named WindowsBase.ni.dll is developed by Microsoft Corporation. The developer has officially signed and verified the file for its authenticity. The signing authority is provided directly by Microsoft. The program is safe and has not been involved in any malware attack in the past. The threat level is 1.

WindowsBase.ni.dll is located in C:\windows\system32. The actual size of the DLL file is 4.9 megabytes. The version of the DLL is not found. It is found to be a non-system process which is in the system’s core registry but a file that can be removed without reducing the performance of the Windows operating system

Affected Platform: Windows OS.

How to check if your computer is infected with WindowsBase.ni.dll malware?

If your system is affected by WindowsBase.ni.dll malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • WindowsBase.ni.dll occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.
Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\windows\system32 you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove WindowsBase.ni.dll malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove  WindowsBase.ni.dll and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.
2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 

Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.

Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats.The selected operations will be applied.

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First Seen: 13 April 2010 at 5:31 pm
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2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 12e2a6e98ad0a421
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No 4.7.2634.0
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NET471REL1
LAST_C
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