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About | Check Your .exe and .dll File For Malware, Viruses & Malware

We review files commonly found on (mainly Windows) computers. Many users find these files and become concerned that they may be a virus or other forms of malware such as spyware or trojans.

We look at the following types of files:

Executable .exe Files

These executable files are working programs used by the computer to perform tasks.

They are used by the Windows operating system and any legitimate software used by users. But they are also the way used by hackers to run viruses and other malware.

Some examples:

.dll Files

DLL files are shared libraries of common functions used by executable files.

Rather than each Windows programs containing code for these functions, they call on the common library to access these common funtions.

This saves memory and is a more efficient use of computing power.

Here are some examples:


msvcp100.dll | Part Of Visual C++ | Is It Safe?

What is msvcp100.dll? Msvcp100.dll, developed by Microsoft, helps run Visual C++ based games and applications. As such it is an important file as Visual C++ is popular amongst Windows developers. Key msvcp100.dll statistics Name: Developer: File Size: …
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