How to Remove “Zip.dll”

What is ZIP.DLL?

The file named ZIP.DLL is developed by Igor Pavlov. The file is signed by Orangecat Software LLC. The program is used by the software 7-zip and the Zip plugin. It is safeguarded with prompt security updates. The file is considered safe to work with by most scan reports. The threat level is 1.

ZIP.DLL is located in C:\Program Files\wincatalog\arc\zip.dll. The size of the DLL file is 99.9 kilobytes. The latest version of the DLL known is 4.44. The file is a non-system process and can immediately be quarantined or uninstalled if found to be infected by a known malware program. It will not deter the performance of the Windows operating system.

Affected Platforms: Windows 7, 8, 10

How to determine if your computer is infected with ZIP.DLL malware?

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • ZIP.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 ZIP.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:\Program Files\wincatalog\arc\zip.dll, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove ZIP.DLL malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 14 October 2011 at 10:38 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable a2367a4283e71280
d3d9a4d7caeaaee3
aca58099
46a55026ea3c1bd6
c29878339ba1be88
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 6.0.220.4 6.0.220.4 Taiwan N/A
2 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable 9348c77f444a99e2
9d357874a3c17700
874a714e
fb5a680051abeafd
70b6554d9fbcc11d
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 6.0.260.3 6.0.260.3 Germany N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 09 June 2008 at 12:07 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable f51cc0524eb2f95a
8a756d6f8023ad18
006ab5d4
fb4ff002962f6b06
be36f4df11d2a0b9
No 6.0.200.2 6.0.200.2 Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 1bedf27b7f36d1fa
b004e35a78a328b0
bfc18af3
cb3f9e630a455914
ddc81f06d4f13764
No 1, 0, 0, 0 1, 0, 0, 0 10.224.1.61/32
3 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable b9ad8e6936d8b55d
4442d0819838a28a
ec9fc57b
41afc274c7539d87
b1aa59610e79d96c
No 6.0.0.105 6.0.0.105 Internal Submission
4 IObit Executable 7ddc0beecf88fe50
d5ce180aa2b361ca
c453129e
2e6b05f5849ab383
18b5d53483f1d271
Yes 6.0.0.1 6.0 10.224.25.207/32
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