The following Potential Threat is posed by rundll32.exe:
- Because the rundll32.exe process in principle runs on every Windows, it an especially favorite target for viruses, worms and Trojans.
- If the file isn't located in C:\Windows\system32, then it is possibly a virus, Trojan or worm, pretending to be rundll32.exe.
Information about the rundll32.exe process
The rundll32.exe file is a Windows process, which exists since Windows 95 and is used to this day in Windows 7. It enables tunning functions from program libraries (.dll files) as independent routines, or applications. However, only functions explicitly stated in the program library can be run.