How to remove the dll32 virus

Most antivirus programs identify dll32.exe as malware—for example Microsoft identifies it as TrojanProxy:Win32/Koobface.gen!A or VirTool:Win32/VBInject.DN, and Symantec identifies it as Trojan Horse or Trojan.Gen.

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Dll32.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with dll32
Dll32.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as Ujj1V appears to belong to software GecMc by Tn4P97KEgEu.

Description: Dll32.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file dll32.exe is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 14,848 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 38,912 bytes, 15,360 bytes, 13,824 bytes or 184,832 bytes. 
There is no file information. The program is not visible. The dll32.exe file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The dll32.exe file is not a Windows core file. The software listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. Therefore the technical security rating is 90% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Recommended: Identify dll32.exe related errors

Important: You should check the dll32.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

That it's a freaking upset virus or trojan
Runs in the background, some websites have it listed as a backdoor, hijacks my browser, when i kill the process it causes connectivity errors with IE7 and google chrome.
part of a new flyby hijacker trojan auto installs and download blocking apps don't work on it its scarry seeing this thing in action. only way to tempoarly fix the regisrty damage is using system restore this app has up to 4 clone programms that will repeatly add startup entries
  Vaptor (student programmer)  
related to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
ll32.exe ist ein Prozess, der als heimliche Verwundbarkeit registriert wird, die zu den böswilligen Zwecken durch einen Angreifer installiert werden kann, Zugriff zu Ihrem Computer von den entfernten Stationen erlaubend und Kennwörter, Internet-Bankverkehr und persönliche Daten stehlen. Dieser Prozess ist ein Sicherheitsrisiko und Tipp:Sperren Sie und entfernen Sie dll32.exe SOFORT. Dieser Prozeß ist ein Virus oder ein Trojan am wahrscheinlichsten. Es wird in hohem Grade empfohlen Lassen Sie einen freien Leistung Scan laufen Gedächtnis automatisch optimieren, CPU und Internet-Einstellungen.
  P_Dey   (further information)

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Summary: Average user rating of dll32.exe: based on 8 votes with 5 user comments. 2 users think dll32.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user suspects danger. 5 users think dll32.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving dll32 issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: Security Task Manager examines the active dll32 process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known anti-malware tool tells you if the dll32.exe on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

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