How to remove an rundll error
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Rundll.exe file information
The process known as Generic Host Process for Win32 Services or Run a DLL as an App or bitcoin-miner or Windows Security System or padFecVgm
belongs to software Microsoft® Windows (version 2000 Operating System) or Windows Update or Generic Host Process for Win32 Services or UnJapan or rundll32 or WSS or Microsoft Windows Operating System or PTTmMBmbvAhSe
by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com) or bit or Microsoft Co (www.microsoft.com) or GoHacking.INC or Ufasoft (www.ufasoft.com).
Description: rundll.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 1,245,190 bytes (16% of all occurrences), 12,272 bytes and 16 more variants.
File rundll.exe is not a Windows core file. The program is not visible. There is no information about the author of the file. File rundll.exe is an unknown file in the Windows folder. Program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Shell, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices, HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Runonce, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders). Program uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet. rundll.exe is able to monitor applications, record inputs and hide itself. Therefore the technical security rating is 77% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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If rundll.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows, the security rating is 86% dangerous. The file size is 1,123,840 bytes (20% of all occurrences), 131,072 bytes and 7 more variants. There is no description of the program. The program is not visible. Rundll.exe is an unknown file in the Windows folder. It is not a Windows core file. The process uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet. rundll.exe is able to hide itself and monitor applications.
If rundll.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 51% dangerous. The file size is 37,888 bytes (25% of all occurrences), 1,560,252 bytes, 526,848 bytes or 709,120 bytes. Rundll.exe is not a Windows system file. The file is a file without information about the developer of this file. The program has no visible window. rundll.exe is able to record inputs, monitor applications and manipulate other programs.
If rundll.exe is located in the folder "C:\Program Files\Common Files", the security rating is 55% dangerous. The file size is 196,969 bytes.
If rundll.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 64% dangerous. The file size is 760,589 bytes.
If rundll.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows, the security rating is 46% dangerous. The file size is 14,848 bytes.
If rundll.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32\drivers, the security rating is 58% dangerous. The file size is 1,753,088 bytes.
If rundll.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 36% dangerous. The file size is 19,456 bytes.
External information from Paul Collins:
There are different files with the same name:
- "RundllSvr" definitely not required.
- "Windows Upate" definitely not required. Added by the HAKO TROJAN! Note - this is NOT the Windows system file of the same name as described here
- "Windows32" definitely not required. Added by the AGOBOT-LK or AGOBOT-ND WORMS!
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as rundll.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the rundll.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.
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