How to Remove “DPAuthSettings.dll.mui”

What is DPAuthSettings.dll.mui?

The file named DPAuthSettings.dll.mui is developed by Digital Persona Incorporation. The program is digitally verified and signed by the company making it generally safe to work with. The signature is authorized by Verisign Inc, one of the reputed concerns. According to past scans, it is not associated with any malware issues. The threat level of the file is 1.

DPAuthSettings.dll.mui is located in C:\Program Files\digitalpersona\bin\pt-pt\dpauthsettings.dll.mui. The total size of the file is 33.8 kilobytes. The latest version of the program is 5.0.0.3790. The program is used by the software Digital Persona Dashboard created by the same company. It is a non-system process and is used only by the said program.

Affected Platform: Windows XP,Vista,7

How to check if your computer is infected with DPAuthSettings.dll.mui malware?

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

  • DPAuthSettings.dll.mui 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:\Program Files, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove DPAuthSettings.dll.mui malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove DPAuthSettings.dll.mui 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.

  1. 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.

  1. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.