How to Remove “xpidl.exe”

What is xpidl.exe?

xpidl.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Mozilla Foundation. This process is known as xpidl.exe and it belongs to Mozilla. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of xpidl.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by xpidl.exe?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the xpidl.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from xpidl.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the xpidl.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with xpidl.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove xpidl.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 26 October 2011 at 11:08 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Mozilla Foundation Executable ca79b56521950eef
2dc247a3c7ba4c58
0ec66119
94d76cc9dc7ab0d2
c7082fd16d372c94
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.9pre 1.9pre Turkey N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 02 December 2008 at 9:59 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Mozilla Foundation Executable 42225027c0920573
c122ba78a54af43c
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1d20c0845a365856
17db3a068d27d066
No 1.9.1.2 1.9.1.2 United States
2 Mozilla Foundation Executable 01c2522fb435ebba
8d8b12e575a7475f
46012d4a
a05f3863b57ebe56
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No 1.9.2.16 1.9.2.16 United States
3 Mozilla Foundation Executable ecfc4f168cc84faa
9381a25f2362239a
105d5ea1
474103d429901293
6630a68e54d31ca3
No Personal Personal 104.236.253.252/32
4 Mozilla Foundation Executable 4d88a1a153271b18
887ab7f45b0334d8
8f7d6836
b604cbe0387c8b9c
31ac8af9961c2c14
No 7.0.1 7.0.1 Internal Submission
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