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 8787ae498ed3336d
973defe39fd8ff4b
676f81bb
9ddc6a00fd1c5f80
d0d8305516cd9570
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2.0.6.0 1.0.0.0 Saudi Arabia N/A
2 Creative Technology Ltd. Executable cca6eb20d849fd8b
84c27370112235f6
98f11c77
6a04246871a37a12
5137aa44785b226a
Virus.Win32.
Alman.A
No 1.0.21.0 1.0.0.0 Ukraine N/A
3 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
4 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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12

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 662c08eef19f9206
65b2f7eba96641e8
a1321899
abab9dd81afdc4d9
aec4ea6b9c7ed176
No 2.0.7.0 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission
2 Creative Technology Ltd. Executable 6711764ee35b0fd3
15970c4d03b70304
018f7334
c985abdf4a6d2ebe
e8b2309ff728d1e8
No 2.0.6.0 1.0.0.0 United States
3 Creative Technology Ltd. Executable 29463cac20358970
0668e9d5af76502e
e64db9ab
87504ac429d182e9
5c8ae1cd4b8ddedc
No 1.0.13.0 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission
4 Creative Technology Ltd. Executable 6711764ee35b0fd3
15970c4d03b70304
018f7334
c985abdf4a6d2ebe
e8b2309ff728d1e8
No 2.0.6.0 1.0.0.0 10.100.19.9/32
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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