How to Remove “dllml.exe”

What is dllml.exe?

dllml.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as DLL Module Loader. It belongs to SLL Module Loader, developed by Creative Technology. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as dllml.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • dllml.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 dllml.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove dllml.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: 17 August 2008 at 11:38 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Creative Technology Ltd. Executable 821fcadb069a4419
d766d2940262ea00
cf458e68
6fb79330be001fd6
433f05d6e9de0ed8
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2.0.7.0 1.0.0.0 Indonesia N/A
2 Creative Technology Ltd. Executable f07a57d0bbd32930
fdfb83ffd69fe2c0
a088e1f5
N/A TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.G
No 1.0.21.0 1.0.0.0 Italy N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 7:44 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Creative Technology Ltd. Executable 3e395facfa7d838f
8df7ca500b8aa0cb
5123ad45
8f642d8c326ae21f
ac37d9ee779ceb09
No 2.0.3.0 1.0.0.0 Russian Federation
2 Creative Technology Ltd. Executable e677860f0b961ffc
c709ba13ed5b2a30
19e79ddc
54b3827a5e5b2abd
546d4cf059e4a742
No 1.0.21.0 1.0.0.0 Russian Federation
3 Creative Technology Ltd. Executable d828a7c006f4cf1f
6fbb11ceb1c82170
fe7bdb82
0cf7eddd1ff0ca34
cedc94ddea3473c7
No 1.0.8.0 1.0.0.0 United Kingdom
4 Creative Technology Ltd. Executable 4b92d2c34d8d99d0
423a9923c52399f2
7f8167d1
536efdb618d37bf0
fbd62783285d4ceb
No 1.0.25.0 1.0.0.0 Czech Republic
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