rundll - rundll.exe - Process Information
Process File: rundll or rundll.exe
Process Name: Microsoft RunDLL
rundll.exe is a Windows System process belonging to the Windows 95, 98 and ME range of Microsoft Windows products. This is an important system process and should not be terminated.
Note: rundll.exe could also be a process registered as a backdoor vulnerability which maybe installed for malicious purposes by an attacker allowing access to your computer from remote locations, stealing passwords, Internet banking and personal data. If unaccounted for, this process should be removed immediately.
Note: rundll.exe could also be a process which belongs to the . This program is non-essential process to the running of the program, but should not be terminated unless suspected to be causing problems.
Determining whether this process is a virus or a legitimate Windows process depends on the directory location it executes or runs from in WinTasks.
Part Of: Microsoft Windows 9x Operating System
Do you have a two way firewall or are you just using Windows XP's anemic, incoming only firewall?
In any case I suggest that you run several web based anti-virus scans and replace the XP firewall with one of the freeware two way firewalls that will give you protection against both incoming and outgoing threats.Software firewalls with freeware versions
(Run only one and disable the ineffective Windows XP firewall)
Zone Alarm: http://www.zonelabs.com/store/content/cata...g=en&lid=nav_za
(you can have only one software firewall running. More than one will conflict)Web based online Antivirus and anti-malware scans:
(these can be run regardless of whatever else you are using. You must use Internet Explorer to run these as they require ActiveX to function.)
Kaspersky Anti-Virus Web Scannerhttp://www.kaspersky.com/service?chapter=161739400#betatest
File scanner and virus scannerhttp://www.kaspersky.com/scanforvirus
Panda Activescan http://www.pandasoftware.com/activescan/co...n_principal.htmhttp://www.pandasoftware.com/products/activescan.htm
Trend Micro antivirus and malware scan:http://housecall-beta.trendmicro.com/en/st...orp.asp?id=scan
Etrust Anti-virus web scannerhttp://www3.ca.com/securityadvisor/virusinfo/scan.aspx
Avast Online scanhttp://onlinescan.avast.com/
F Secure online scanhttp://support.f-secure.com/ols/start.html
Trojan scans –
Windows Security Trojanscanhttp://windowsecurity.com/trojanscan
See instructions for it here:http://www.windowsecurity.com/trojanscan/trojanscan.asp
Edited by Enthusiast, 22 May 2006 - 10:38 AM.