How to Remove “dllhost.exe”

What is Dllhost.exe?

Dllhost.exe is a legitimate Windows file, and also know as COM surrogate. It belongs to Microsoft Windows operating system. This is very useful file and is used to load required Dll files to run the Windows program. It is a Windows core file and so it is stored in c:\windows path. Malware Programmers write the malware program and name it dlllhost.exe and it is spread via internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to find system is affected by dllhost.exe malware

When the PC performmance is very low or the system is rebooting automatically, the system is infected with the malware. To check and confirm the same, go to the task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+ALT+DEL and go to the process and check the dllhost.exe process and right click on the proceess if the locaton is c:\windows, then the system is safe and secure, if not, you can conclude that your system is affected by virus.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 23 December 2013 at 12:51 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5f5f1b3f141da909
10f8ac01e33626e8
2127441d
c47317f735b54e5a
7b77c309cb66441d
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
197.39.190.1/32 N/A
2 N/A Executable 964b8c444d009d4d
5ec6ea034409f890
047896e7
e03b06bbf658975b
0d472b1e3e1a6147
Backdoor.MSI
L.Noancooe.J
DE
No N/A N/A United States N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 09569326bc0b4bde
f581a97c91ce8117
24cf6488
da76a208f0d63032
84d0c580e5743301
Unclassified
Malware
No 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 United States N/A
4 N/A Executable a25742a939f6c5d8
b1763d2c764825e2
c2d215cf
05cd9712e2af0b7e
5bf637cbe4d50ea6
Backdoor.MSI
L.Bladabindi
.A
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 17 December 2008 at 12:33 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 078870eaeca6bbce
b35ffe388ec9ce08
088967b7
1d30852860988f64
50910d9e0679ab1d
No 4.71.2900 4.71.2900 10.108.52.92/32
2 N/A Non-executable d912158bac52c6f9
6d16f1b45efff63c
7d315b39
94befa28783daf64
88b22e870fbbfba6
No N/A N/A 198.20.167.84/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 078870eaeca6bbce
b35ffe388ec9ce08
088967b7
1d30852860988f64
50910d9e0679ab1d
No 4.71.2900 4.71.2900 India
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 355a9851703bd01a
af14ee8debac58d1
d806e10f
a0561007c5e41bcd
a797d9fcca411585
No 4.71.3334 4.71.3334 United States
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