How to Remove “aimp_shell.dll”

What is aimp_shell.dll?

The file named aimp_shell.dll is developed by AIMP Dev Team. The file is not digitally verified or signed. However, it is not associated with any malware or Trojan attacks in the past. The program is considered safe to work with. It has a threat level of 1 and is clean in all recent scans. It is a non-system process which is not associated with the operating system and can be disabled without affecting performance.

aimp_shell.dll is located in C:\Program Files\aimp2\system\aimp_shell.dll. The total size of the program is 59 kilobytes. The latest version of the file available is 2.5.0.0. The default language of the program is Russian. If found to be using too much of space or hogging system resources, remove it using proper software tool.

Affected Platform: Windows XP

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

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

  • Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the aimp_shell.dll file and open its location.

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

How to remove aimp_shell.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 aimp_shell.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 aimp_shell.dll malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 21 February 2012 at 1:54 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 4a4f2c1999014f59
94fb15e42be21e24
82240bb1
6a2577036d4c17f0
688a35eb1bfd7ff6
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 12 September 2008 at 7:35 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 AIMP DevTeam Executable 519d4022dd6e09a3
50b9e81fa94684c6
577baa1f
960200719634c083
1a3ada5acd49f8f9
No 2.5.0.0 2.5 Internal Submission
2 AIMP DevTeam Executable 8145f297384845cc
2dfc256d90bed583
e762789f
1e46366064606257
54606675452c679b
No 2.5.0.0 2.5 Internal Submission
3 Artem Izmaylov Executable 65977b6c2d02812f
2cb1905c2c603797
09213123
c823e49461b3dd3a
b0dde2a84c901c17
No 2.1.0.0 1.75+ Internal Submission
4 Artem Izmaylov Executable 2e7efe7c412acdf8
40c9ecbd1dd616de
2a5a99ce
dd6bf0faf96adb1a
e8ec4e3e1b6b4b6e
No 2.2.0.0 1.76+ 10.0.17.149/32
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