How to Remove “DPRunDll.exe”

What is DPRunDll.exe?

Originally developed by DigitalPersona, Inc, DPRunDll.exe is a legitimate file process that is associated with unknown software. It is an important component of Microsoft Narrator application and is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.

DPRunDll.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after DPRunDll.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with DPRunDll.exe malware?

If your system is affected by DPRunDll.exe malware, you will notice one or the several below symptoms:

  • DPRunDll.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Windows\System32, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove DPRunDll.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove DPRunDll.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 01 November 2010 at 7:29 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 DigitalPersona, Inc. Executable bc49fc1bdcda00ce
30ef8315cf58378d
41b473a1
afa49d4c2d247cba
864ff0b67e13ac0e
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 3.0.0.2598 3.0.0.2598 Portugal N/A
2 DigitalPersona, Inc. Executable 2fbdf7960d2f6f38
011bc943f0ea95f4
3e483342
4b37d35c623719c9
b6dc50ba5a20e7cf
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 5.0.0.3749 5.0.0.3749 Poland N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
51

Safe Entries

First Seen: 09 March 2009 at 3:56 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 DigitalPersona, Inc. Executable 4077bbf3da1beffa
c9ba74ec1ea38fe9
95c99de0
27d2645f449a370a
f2361e8a69088a53
Yes 4.3.0.3691 4.3.0.3691 United Kingdom
2 DigitalPersona, Inc. Executable 59efb390a0d19f58
ada6cce5a7d3768e
e949c1c0
43047442bfae6dfb
ec7f8cb5f233f22f
Yes 5.0.8.4240 5.0.8.4240 Thailand
3 DigitalPersona, Inc. Executable 6aef7ed2b8ea6ad9
84a0d93ff6a478a4
0ea37fca
5d0f562052d89a59
851b5d8bc478185e
Yes 4.3.0.3581 4.3.0.3581 Internal Submission
4 DigitalPersona, Inc. Executable 7d59b8f98bf83975
172018b81e73f4a0
770917b7
2a6ab34d10e4e810
5192198b21210766
Yes 5.0.0.3790 5.0.0.3790 Belgium
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 

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