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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First Seen: 25 February 2009 at 3:30 am
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