How to Remove “rundll32.exe”

What is rundll32.exe?

rundll32.exe is a legitimate process file that is responsible for running all DLL files and placing them in proper memory libraries. It is associated with Windows Operating System and developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is typically located in C:\Windows\System32.Malware programmers create virus files and name them after rundll32.exe with an aim to spread malicious codes on the internet.

rundll32.exe runs and distributes various DLL within the memory of the file system controlling the loading and running of DLL files. It runs the core function itself and it is considered as Command line Application. Its memory usage is low. The rundll32.exe uses 33280 bytes worth of RAM resources.

Affected Platform: Windows OS


How to check if your computer is infected with rundll32.exe  malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to see if your PC is infected with rundll32.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • rundll32.exe takes too much CPU space
  • PC slows down significantly
  • Browser automatically redirects to some irrelevant websites
  • Unsolicited ads and popups starts appearing
  • Screen freezes constantly
If your PC is infected with rundll32.exe malware, it will invite other malwares to cause more damage to your computer. Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible rundll32.exe malware attack:
 
How to remove the rundll32.exe file from system using Comodo Antivirus?
 
Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Internet Security.
 
Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.
 
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Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.
 
Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.
 
Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove the rundll32.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!
 
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 03 March 2012 at 10:55 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable e3e938326b594b72
6e89f71cfc0d7d7b
079ab047
2117f146c753966a
60cf7b11df30b97c
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Sri Lanka N/A
2 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable f154b1b85e8bca0a
de520e09280ed13e
3d0929f8
5331be089fcb2b4a
29bf3004b06c5c53
Unclassified
Malware
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Ukraine N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable db93eed738de9c49
d4d15131e6d4cd85
4ad78330
b91c5690a9200659
db548c4ed5847570
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 6.1.7601.2
3755
(win7sp1_l
dr.170330-
0600)
6.1.7601.2
3755
Nigeria N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 917ffae21066ebf2
6b161bfd13500fd4
3dcbaeaa
da12579b69024797
f5918849204594ad
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.3.9600.1
6384
(winblue_r
tm.130821-
1623)
6.3.9600.1
6384
Brazil N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 17 January 2009 at 8:24 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8939cf35447b22dd
2c6e6f443446acc1
bf986d58
51138beea3e2c21e
c44d0932c71762a8
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
United States
2 N/A Executable 56a343c47d146b06
df22a148da57cb92
b35a6f62
a33ef6e69d36742f
a095f98055036764
No N/A N/A United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 903be7d35b96b504
cf004fb51a53edaf
99702b66
600d48b42e287ea5
c3f07c6511042877
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9eda6d7d9f9299f5
aee081d3dba03f77
0b7bfd66
d7de4a8f60ed54cb
253087491ded2baa
No 10.0.17127
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17127
.1
Japan
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