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: 22 November 2011 at 2:48 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable a8eb813f0a25bf45
a37c2b06b14bcb53
5286c639
67a4b7b2bdd4a141
7eccd380373bd266
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 6.0.120.4 6.0.120.4 China N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 June 2008 at 5:37 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable a32b6f307b0a2b0d
32bcf321ce0839f5
4aad3932
5fd8dd69521310d2
0abec5bcf9b725e5
No 6.0.270.7 6.0.270.7 Internal Submission
2 Oracle Corporation Executable ba22e9ab54fbf64d
da4c4e1d7af60ab2
5d6a70dc
90bfd3a2c3f043ef
8ef5c46c51cdab38
Yes 8.0.45.15 8.0.45.15 United States
3 N/A Executable 188656e0863733e1
25796854c52fc849
194e41f8
cbb6b6b695cbcc50
081c8e68a99bfa05
No N/A N/A United States
4 Azul Systems Inc. Executable 3b98dfbd58a724f0
592adf0034ef4378
2912dc42
9011dbb5aa0e76a2
8d53133c8a5a68f1
Yes 8.36.0.1 8.36.0.1 United States
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