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What is rundll32.exe? (Various)

Vendor:      Microsoft Corporation
Product:     Microsoft
Vendor Website:      http://support.microsoft.com/kb/q164787/
Last Seen by PC Pitstop:      No Data

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Process is goodThis process is a Microsoft or Windows process, but many viruses use this file name to escape notice.

Purpose: RUNDLL32.EXE is a program that can be used to call program code inside 32-bit DLLs. Because it can be used to run code in any DLL, we don't know exactly what your particular RUNDLL32 is doing. It's worth investigating further to determine what this program is doing. For more information on RUNDLL32, see Microsoft document http://support.microsoft.com/kb/q164787/

rundll32.exe is an essential part of Windows and required for Windows to work properly. It should never be disabled.

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rundll32.exe is a Microsoft or Windows process but some versions of this exe carry viruses.
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Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 9.71%
Average CPU use for this program: 0%
Average RAM for this program: 5 MB

Program Name MD5 Count
rundll32.exe

MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 File Info Last Seen Signed Day Week Month Threat info
1 Status 0x5ded2a3f11ae916c8f2724947e736261 More File Information 5/28/2016 Unsigned 2375 69160 948714 Not Applicable
2 Status 0x543c8a2961f38c20438a61b9455e914c More File Information 5/28/2016 Unsigned 808 14795 119592 Not Applicable
3 Status 0x2f85e74abd52fbbac899395adfbe3d5d More File Information 5/28/2016 Unsigned 2 4 105 Not Applicable
4 Status 0xf9a942758040b5b60fb6315753ce94c3 More File Information 5/28/2016 Unsigned 9 183 869 Not Applicable
5 Status 0xbe1dae43dfbca94fb6b4157c1b16923e More File Information 5/28/2016 Unsigned 4729 29814 164433 Not Applicable
6 Status 0xdd81d91ff3b0763c392422865c9ac12e More File Information 5/28/2016 Unsigned 81812 552450 8656347 Not Applicable
7 Status 0x51138beea3e2c21ec44d0932c71762a8 More File Information 5/28/2016 Unsigned 23529 148360 2343186 Not Applicable
8 Status 0x037b1e7798960e0420003d05bb577ee6 More File Information 5/28/2016 Unsigned 2447 23479 1375555 Not Applicable
9 Status 0x5bc57445124544e1b670f465ae7b12f6 More File Information 5/28/2016 Unsigned 3 5 21 Not Applicable
10 Status 0x55a78cab0cce27c6ecf6e0673e2597d8 More File Information 5/28/2016 Unsigned 10 82 215 Not Applicable
11 Status 0x4b555106290bd117334e9a08761c035a More File Information 5/28/2016 Unsigned 13885 105587 1561203 Not Applicable
12 Status 0x730ead05b1fc178629f437f8a1d76e27 More File Information 5/28/2016 Unsigned 39 39 39 Not Applicable
13 Status 0x10446646d128e580c46615338e74e672 More File Information 5/28/2016 Unsigned 9954 78534 434319 Not Applicable
14 Status 0xe715412e47d20eb0ebf77b65f9157343 More File Information 5/28/2016 Unsigned 1 88 664 Not Applicable
15 Status 0x6bc7b9fec61e013f81fbcc20802f50bf More File Information 5/28/2016 Unsigned 10 897 4329 Not Applicable
16 Status 0x3735fdf6a39071851e08f70b0b2aa156 More File Information 5/28/2016 Unsigned 14 57 761 Not Applicable
17 Status 0xda285490bbd8a1d0ce6623577d5ba1ff More File Information 5/28/2016 Unsigned 11 179 2217 Not Applicable
18 Status 0x224f6b374852153c8c24bed141ae3a20 More File Information 5/28/2016 Unsigned 1409 5325 27575 Not Applicable
19 Status 0x6c308d32afa41d26ce2a0ea8f7b79565 More File Information 5/28/2016 Unsigned 10871 122152 5295196 Not Applicable
20 Status 0xd174eb1c3bc0a90413eeb6e0ea68cf7e More File Information 5/28/2016 Unsigned 18 350 2122 Not Applicable
21 Status 0x73aaf4f834d793f9100a8bc847522fe1 More File Information 5/28/2016 Unsigned 3 16 41 Not Applicable
22 Status 0x3d507e1de5705041e5c1469690d83303 More File Information 5/28/2016 Unsigned 3 80 191 Not Applicable
23 Status 0x6e0bdfbeeed65b017f2e4c2c910b0520 More File Information 5/28/2016 Unsigned 491 17953 338778 Not Applicable
24 Status 0x6e6bdbc90bedfa385b5232b72716346c More File Information 5/28/2016 Unsigned 11 97 2670 Not Applicable
25 Status 0x8bfe805555cdaf6387912a34d7978daa More File Information 5/28/2016 Unsigned 1590 15948 706744 Not Applicable
26 Status 0x3a6209ac494296c24c2065cb4392b5f4 More File Information 5/28/2016 Unsigned 641 6015 276768 Not Applicable
27 Status 0xe38ac3380fb6d06bfc15c549997b70ed More File Information 5/28/2016 Unsigned 24 36 36 Not Applicable
28 Status 0x2dbca4e4bb09ff7f8f171cc364dfaf67 More File Information 5/28/2016 Unsigned 26487 220763 3087473 Not Applicable
29 Status 0x0dcb89b1f3689bc6262ff30bbd603171 More File Information 5/28/2016 Unsigned 86154 756376 12043892 Not Applicable
30 Status 0x10549d4bb1269903d8782913a1d1c6f3 More File Information 5/28/2016 Unsigned 2 8 26 Not Applicable
31 Status 0x9295d8af2f9bb31ff8671a3357d27385 More File Information 5/27/2016 Unsigned 0 2 638 Not Applicable
32 Status 0xade764b7d256adf818607e2a855e50c8 More File Information 5/27/2016 Unsigned 0 12 279 Not Applicable
33 Status 0xd55320437cd9880e0eb8e2e299189e7d More File Information 5/27/2016 Unsigned 0 10 53 Not Applicable
34 Status 0x75139c5e6b968e39a5a35e7003fa7049 More File Information 5/27/2016 Unsigned 0 15 53 Not Applicable
35 Status 0x6954308864b8acb39f1caf57ed164ed8 More File Information 5/27/2016 Unsigned 0 16 4568 Not Applicable
36 Status 0xd2454c64e56ca7743558ada6d6646e57 More File Information 5/27/2016 Unsigned 0 63 437 Not Applicable
37 Status 0x3ca02a9e819be291a0f1d8cd143f7fbd More File Information 5/27/2016 Unsigned 0 2 46 Not Applicable
38 Status 0x59c881f136f3a35fcbdf5d948e61f431 More File Information 5/27/2016 Unsigned 0 3 3 Not Applicable
39 Status 0xbffe958f753a9f6138f04d1bfac6783b More File Information 5/26/2016 Unsigned 0 7 53 Not Applicable
40 Status 0xc8f40d3cafefad317d19a89b15a8e124 More File Information 5/26/2016 Unsigned 0 3 49 Not Applicable
41 Status 0x45d05ee2325bdd78ec468b1c837a7f19 More File Information 5/26/2016 Unsigned 0 23 299 Not Applicable
42 Status 0xb17657d5fad3c1ec4a594fb2aab67658 More File Information 5/26/2016 Unsigned 0 39 127 Not Applicable
43 Status 0x7903854a31929d9e9c94a00656958763 More File Information 5/26/2016 Unsigned 0 6 29 Not Applicable
44 Status 0x85cbc6b8799f3c215e492c85f50c4ebc More File Information 5/25/2016 Unsigned 0 6 96 Not Applicable
45 Status 0xf6b34cd47caf6d68106b9f8055f35c50 More File Information 5/24/2016 Unsigned 0 19 104 Not Applicable
46 Status 0x6dfc1ff0de2dfcff4eb0d2ff2568d40e More File Information 5/23/2016 Unsigned 0 6 17 Not Applicable
47 Status 0x3934598ea9776fa2bc6d23ab68a6d063 More File Information 5/23/2016 Unsigned 0 2 1383 Not Applicable
48 Status 0x793655d959a163cb2ce84fe4a900308e More File Information 5/21/2016 Unsigned 0 0 3 Not Applicable
49 Status 0x3685540bd1036d01b97e4999d0b21b37 More File Information 5/21/2016 Unsigned 0 0 10 Not Applicable
50 Status 0x0e67197da6d8d0180fcba15e8f8b6171 More File Information 5/21/2016 Unsigned 0 0 5 Not Applicable
51 Status 0xbae08e361938438ce333ac92681e385c More File Information 5/20/2016 Unsigned 0 0 3 Not Applicable
52 Status 0x3bc73eb7f4ac08f85cf57d267537d07a More File Information 5/19/2016 Unsigned 0 0 6 Not Applicable
53 Status 0xdab28b1c83fef7f968b04a54797c03bb More File Information 5/19/2016 Unsigned 0 0 3 Not Applicable
54 Status 0x93ad0b78c7357a05f50e594ec7c22300 More File Information 5/19/2016 Unsigned 0 0 3 Not Applicable
55 Status 0x14193e9a199dba6cb4dd85dc7fa62df6 More File Information 5/19/2016 Unsigned 0 0 123 Not Applicable
56 Status 0x4a8ac60a0b36c64a1b1953181ed0b574 More File Information 5/18/2016 Unsigned 0 0 13 Not Applicable
57 Status 0xd51a4b912a90554b580a2401dfab02a5 More File Information 5/18/2016 Unsigned 0 0 483 Not Applicable
58 Status 0x081002d8f4176a10bca3a2f93c4d31c2 More File Information 5/18/2016 Unsigned 0 0 398 Not Applicable
59 Status 0x366d7cc6d7f1b521f74bda00ef1da26b More File Information 5/17/2016 Unsigned 0 0 4 Not Applicable
60 Status 0x95a1501cecd0d7ee676f731b73c7550d More File Information 5/16/2016 Unsigned 0 0 48 Not Applicable
61 Status 0xe4c25c30fa7a75c55588bf380b0f8d0d More File Information 5/15/2016 Unsigned 0 0 33 Not Applicable
62 Status 0xf9f8305f44e93117ea46b0d90e8337bc More File Information 5/15/2016 Unsigned 0 0 10 Not Applicable
63 Status 0xba66c8b243b383e981f1baca4e12726d More File Information 5/14/2016 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
64 Status 0xa359f95ba2fcf8569701f4e572208142 More File Information 5/14/2016 Unsigned 0 0 176 Not Applicable
65 Status 0xcfa4c79694ab9851b9cfa8e20d3f67e9 More File Information 5/13/2016 Unsigned 0 0 127 Not Applicable
66 Status 0x81ceb94dc698182e4c185dce944cfd79 More File Information 5/13/2016 Unsigned 0 0 70 Not Applicable
67 Status 0x363bc55a67c4b7d5c6db60c41626efb8 More File Information 5/12/2016 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
68 Status 0x018ecacfd2bf14698ce34465b5e0efee More File Information 5/11/2016 Unsigned 0 0 3 Not Applicable
69 Status 0x04019f44a72695a43902dee1e94cf2fe More File Information 5/11/2016 Unsigned 0 0 2 Not Applicable
70 Status 0xc11beae31c703e941b736d59c5e0b6f2 More File Information 5/11/2016 Unsigned 0 0 54 Not Applicable
71 Status 0xbcacec26234881d022a24d5522743953 More File Information 5/9/2016 Unsigned 0 0 43 Not Applicable
72 Status 0xdbd463eda252ca242e607f7820210c79 More File Information 5/9/2016 Unsigned 0 0 16 Not Applicable
73 Status 0xa3157ae061af13828a80a9808fe53a08 More File Information 5/9/2016 Unsigned 0 0 4 Not Applicable
74 Status 0x77adf2d70277cdf42d79d14ab3cfdcae More File Information 5/8/2016 Unsigned 0 0 87 Not Applicable
75 Status 0xa1c10ac76fb545544131e840157c6158 More File Information 5/8/2016 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
76 Status 0x510073e4d266d29dfcebdbde6ad79c21 More File Information 5/8/2016 Unsigned 0 0 3 Not Applicable
77 Status 0x42d11ebb0e6947da50aaf7f605a56da1 More File Information 5/7/2016 Unsigned 0 0 23 Not Applicable
78 Status 0x02eba7ead7df99a5434b908357d9a35c More File Information 5/7/2016 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
79 Status 0x0e18b8489c38d8f5d6be2bde1cd3fa91 More File Information 5/6/2016 Unsigned 0 0 5 Not Applicable
80 Status 0x168234b8dff3206e109a0f865ad0c538 More File Information 5/6/2016 Unsigned 0 0 3 Not Applicable
81 Status 0xb1d2f529dc72f42c73fb0f48c55e7898 More File Information 5/6/2016 Unsigned 0 0 6 Not Applicable
82 Status 0x40ec663aed07093687c55c535189b605 More File Information 5/4/2016 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
83 Status 0x76e36447f7f7ace9c1e4365bfd888042 More File Information 5/3/2016 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
84 Status 0xefe4b601d2e5493b77b0ff49ba2e9c6b More File Information 5/2/2016 Unsigned 0 0 24 Not Applicable
85 Status 0x92824a93140833daa91bfe870d9c2460 More File Information 5/2/2016 Unsigned 0 0 6 Not Applicable
86 Status 0xb132afc33de69c0c78f3167a886015b2 More File Information 5/2/2016 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
87 Status 0x806654ba5f85c66334e87d575f9d887f More File Information 5/2/2016 Unsigned 0 0 26 Not Applicable
88 Status 0xc4c5fdc0a0a176229abb2002d1470263 More File Information 4/30/2016 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
89 Status 0x50bac7d91e9cb707a51af9df3df1515a More File Information 4/29/2016 Unsigned 0 0 12 Not Applicable
90 Status 0xd2d7b4969dd372a7fa14aa4958476036 More File Information 4/28/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
91 Status 0xaa48b6265fc908c835bb19b2c525958a More File Information 4/27/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
92 Status 0xc4c97a9b2d77133ec373b9d29eadc790 More File Information 4/25/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
93 Status 0x3c5c5612fc0a76cf3efab53c24f0312d More File Information 4/23/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
94 Status 0x64b15b615f33c540cd61ab5f34173e54 More File Information 4/23/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
95 Status 0x2ad062a16f3248d0f57c2a5d406592ed More File Information 4/23/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
96 Status 0x4da5280d828319fd3e6b8478cd23d5c6 More File Information 4/21/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
97 Status 0x50647bdae13e26cfdd7053a3f73902cc More File Information 4/21/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
98 Status 0x3b44d9b2ff713b1e1547872053686006 More File Information 4/21/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
99 Status 0x4546af1fc86bee6a5be47f4fa15a1ec1 More File Information 4/19/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
100 Status 0x490009a44c598a0c8323da8f78cca760 More File Information 4/18/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 Last Seen File Date Revision Common Name Size
1 Status 0x037b1e7798960e0420003d05bb577ee6 5/23/2016 12:22:00 PM Unknown Unknown (Various) 32 KB
2 Status 0x4b555106290bd117334e9a08761c035a 5/22/2016 1:50:00 AM Unknown 6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) RUNDLL 43 KB
3 Status 0x224f6b374852153c8c24bed141ae3a20 5/13/2016 11:30:00 AM Unknown Unknown (Various) 0 KB
4 Status 0x95a1501cecd0d7ee676f731b73c7550d 4/10/2016 1:59:00 AM Unknown Unknown (Various) 34 KB
5 Status 0x93ad0b78c7357a05f50e594ec7c22300 3/17/2016 11:15:00 PM Unknown Unknown (Various) 33 KB
6 Status 0x1ed5274825cd1eebbe102b9ff7c9ec31 3/5/2016 2:01:00 AM Unknown 5.00.2134.1 RUNDLL 9 KB
7 Status 0xd51a4b912a90554b580a2401dfab02a5 2/15/2016 9:32:00 AM Unknown Unknown (Various) 32 KB
8 Status 0xe715412e47d20eb0ebf77b65f9157343 2/10/2016 1:31:00 AM Unknown Unknown (Various) 32 KB
9 Status 0xda285490bbd8a1d0ce6623577d5ba1ff 1/24/2016 9:27:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) RUNDLL 32 KB
10 Status 0xb17657d5fad3c1ec4a594fb2aab67658 11/4/2015 8:37:00 PM Unknown 5.2.3790.3959 (srv03_sp2_rtm.070216-1710) RUNDLL 34 KB
11 Status 0xcf5ddcdf7c7d3baa5e8273886c4eda88 9/23/2015 5:21:00 PM Unknown Unknown (Various) 43 KB
12 Status 0x85cbc6b8799f3c215e492c85f50c4ebc 8/15/2015 3:13:00 PM Unknown Unknown (Various) 33 KB
13 Status 0xe12130d733b4bf7c96c2b62847481ee3 7/27/2015 10:32:00 PM Unknown Unknown (Various) 32 KB
14 Status 0x0fb22dd37c17f80ad71316049f725170 5/28/2015 11:16:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.0 (xpclient.010817-1148) RUNDLL 31 KB
15 Status 0x75139c5e6b968e39a5a35e7003fa7049 5/19/2015 4:58:00 PM Unknown 5.2.3790.1830 (srv03_sp1_rtm.050324-1447) RUNDLL 34 KB
16 Status 0x85254bf529de50a85d117cbda4e703d8 5/5/2015 4:55:00 PM Unknown Unknown (Various) 0 KB
17 Status 0x3b5d369692d16dee39b946d00643de51 4/15/2015 12:47:00 PM Unknown Unknown (Various) 32 KB
18 Status 0x6bc7b9fec61e013f81fbcc20802f50bf 3/30/2015 10:20:00 PM Unknown Unknown (Various) 32 KB
19 Status 0xd965cdbc86c674b157c9afa48a45cf34 3/30/2015 9:26:00 PM Unknown Unknown (Various) 46 KB
20 Status 0x329d5a032f7b83e0e6de4e91e9245d34 3/20/2015 5:21:00 PM Unknown Unknown (Various) 0 KB
21 Status 0xb9fd0e2a781257d410ba1e4b6daf95e2 2/26/2015 12:41:00 PM Unknown Unknown (Various) 32 KB
22 Status 0xf6b34cd47caf6d68106b9f8055f35c50 2/7/2015 8:44:00 PM Unknown Unknown (Various) 33 KB
23 Status 0xf5402cd47b7389ddc21f92119a906eee 2/5/2015 3:48:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) RUNDLL 33 KB
24 Status 0xc8f40d3cafefad317d19a89b15a8e124 1/29/2015 12:30:00 AM Unknown Unknown (Various) 34 KB
25 Status 0xbba4191b1b6e111053ac81fd27195dfc 1/20/2015 11:49:00 AM Unknown Unknown (Various) 49 KB



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