How to Remove “XnViewShellExt.dll”

What is XnViewShellExt.dll?

The file named XnViewShellExt.dll is developed by XnViewShell Extension. The program and the developer is the same for the particular DLL file. It receives security updates making it safe against any malware, Trojan or virus. The file is used by the same module and is not part of any attack in the past. The threat level is 1.

XnViewShellExt.dll is located in C:\Program Files\xnview\shellex\xnviewshellext.dll. The total size of the DLL file is 1.4 megabytes. The latest version of the DLL found is 2.9.1.0. The file is a non-system process and if it is confirmed to be a virus or malware, hijacked at some point, it can be removed without affecting the Windows operating system.

Affected Platform: Windows XP, Vista, 7

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with XnViewShellExt.dll malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the XnViewShellExt.dll file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files\xnview\shellex\xnviewshellext.dll., then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove XnViewShellExt.dll malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove XnViewShellExt.dll malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove XnViewShellExt.dll malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 20 March 2013 at 3:04 am
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Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
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Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable acdd08fd5df88697
93fad1acf92265f3
62fd7b94
045acd2978096ea2
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Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 1, 6, 0, 0 1, 6, 0, 0 Taiwan N/A
2 N/A Executable e717fcc9110288fc
1ad14a29cb6fd0e8
874ec66c
fd9166fee80ef1a3
5503ebb1744e2e33
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 3, 5, 1, 0 3, 5, 1, 0 Argentina N/A
3 N/A Executable e965999ff4d5a47b
5857c30823dce63b
966a1a80
c34b6165ee129754
6574150cc8e7ede9
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 2, 9, 1, 0 2, 9, 1, 0 France N/A
4 N/A Executable eef8ec9d78a8971c
4e770609cbd80abc
c36bf007
61a8144a7f00e732
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Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 2, 8, 0, 0 2, 8, 0, 0 Ukraine N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 25 February 2009 at 3:30 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 2a6f76e841286da3
e48c8b7eae4e1a28
972a5813
8b145f0093c1e3ce
13c94fc449790073
No 3, 5, 1, 0 3, 5, 1, 0 United States
2 N/A Executable 479d2c449b3a29de
4fa44760891df00e
712fe635
3e9ee50a4f57cb32
6034959d427d2a19
No 3, 4, 0, 0 3, 4, 0, 0 10.224.1.62/32
3 N/A Executable 2a6f76e841286da3
e48c8b7eae4e1a28
972a5813
8b145f0093c1e3ce
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4 N/A Executable 3a487a378fe848f9
d9576cb7a79bd4b9
976d6c88
b2d355c05543b7f6
2b1a4bacadb0ee60
No 3, 5, 0, 0 3, 5, 0, 0 10.0.17.149/32
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