How to Remove “awt.dll”

What is awt.dll?

The file named awt.dll is developed by Sun Microsystems incorporation. The company developed the popular Java program used by all versions of the Windows operating system. The program is used by the Java 2 Platform Standard Edition binary. It is part of the Update 9 released for the particular program and is a background system process which has a direct effect on the system’s efficiency. However, it can be disabled if found infected.

awt.dll is located in c:\windows\system32. The total size of the program is unknown. The latest version of the file available is 5.0. It could vary at times. The program is a target for malware and Trojans because it has access to the system registry. However, it is not associated with any attacks in past scans.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with awt.dll malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • awt.dll file is taking more of your CPU memory
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the awt.dll and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then it is likely that the system is affected with awt.dll malware.

How to remove awt.dll malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing awt.dll file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 24 September 2018 at 8:49 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable e67cee23172c91dd
3d30c8ad9fb2f01b
7ee0a710
472942717a5c18d0
4e3d6d238a2cff98
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 6.0.160.1 6.0.160.1 103.70.61.210/32 N/A
2 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable 80ee9487b5ffb30c
d1b70089bc5001e4
5282fcef
2623552af0a183cd
8987d1c1eae46b5d
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 6.0.160.1 6.0.160.1 103.70.61.210/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 23 January 2015 at 8:21 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Azul Systems Inc. Executable a5f3575e422f7973
0d648ab80c042087
0b03d711
626569bf07a0d29b
b06964bc3c91312e
Yes 8.30.0.1 8.30.0.1 United States
2 Oracle Corporation Executable 4d53c84a6baabe34
9f312cc4bf282306
fa555725
c1910f641bdb3e99
2b4615cb6dcf5144
Yes 8.0.1620.1
2
8.0.1620.1
2
10.224.25.45/32
3 N/A Executable f75f182307ef31c8
af0a7c625ed0fd26
4a99b853
63a9fceb5f637c79
8fa7bb92d4270b24
No 11 11 10.224.25.44/32
4 Oracle Corporation Executable cd03a420c23285bd
e91947eec6c5c82a
e00e2654
9e70502253c88efe
fbe814462cbdf0d3
Yes 8.0.1810.1
3
8.0.1810.1
3
10.224.25.44/32
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