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
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 90f4677bd93aa842
4e881099e77c34a7
ead4fe5a
cc16fabb22fcb034
21c6aa6c4ae6859b
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
2 N/A Executable 6c790b97f2db5e94
f409129dea6d4e72
640c45f0
f9992abfe14b58b2
94c3707fee6aa3f3
Unclassified
Malware
No 6.1.7601.1
7567
(win7sp1_g
dr.110224-
1502)
6.1.7601.1
7567
United States N/A
3 N/A Executable e04e491e17f0f449
a0f8e9020659e48e
bcacf756
fbda64ba71616912
31794853037c855d
Unclassified
Malware
No 6.1.7601.1
7567
(win7sp1_g
dr.110224-
1502)
6.1.7601.1
7567
United States N/A
4 Microsoft Executable abfe108cdd55c949
cc47e74925a543b2
fdfa7796
8690f91061180ae3
72e7d9dd8d12078d
Unclassified
Malware
No 4.4.5.23 4.4.5.23 10.108.55.52/32 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 N/A Non-executable d912158bac52c6f9
6d16f1b45efff63c
7d315b39
94befa28783daf64
88b22e870fbbfba6
No N/A N/A 198.20.167.84/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable bd7b01d6e6908c16
e9621d399a58f3d9
75b1b78d
0be53dbbfc449c56
684606682256cbef
No 4.71.3328 4.71.3328 United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable bd7b01d6e6908c16
e9621d399a58f3d9
75b1b78d
0be53dbbfc449c56
684606682256cbef
No 4.71.3328 4.71.3328 104.236.253.252/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 078870eaeca6bbce
b35ffe388ec9ce08
088967b7
1d30852860988f64
50910d9e0679ab1d
No 4.71.2900 4.71.2900 United States
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