How to Remove “DSOUND.DLL”

What is DSOUND.dll?

The file named DSOUND.dll is developed by Power Technology. The file is digitally verified and signed by the company. It confirms it to be safe in most scenarios unless hijacked by a malware or Trojan program. The threat level of the file is 1. It receives proper security patches from the developer making it safe. Recent scans confirmed the same.

DSOUND.dll is located in C:\Program Files\google\chrome\application\dsound.dll. The total file size is 321 kilobytes. The latest version of the program available is 10.1.4.0. The file is used by the products DFX and Direct Sound. The non-system process is not associated with Windows operating system and is used only by the specific software.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with DSOUND.dll malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with DSOUND.dll malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • DSOUND.dll occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible DSOUND.dll malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove DSOUND.dll malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

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Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove DSOUND.dll malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 07 July 2018 at 1:50 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Creative Technology Ltd Executable aad0ccbeb59a33a9
f23e6417a3b58011
a6dabc75
36498a7a84f20e33
10f031bca2071516
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 2, 4, 2, 3 2, 4, 2, 3 United States N/A
2 Creative Technology Ltd Executable 4219aa1809dc3df2
9f6c3343d387e949
aea0e8fb
4e07e3264e075988
6083eac772c627f9
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 2, 4, 2, 3 2, 4, 2, 3 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 07 August 2008 at 9:18 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 ReactOS Development Team/Wine Team Executable 840d356391f1432e
bcce3d82cf0c8398
40cbb1ef
0e5bc7c37fc82531
abba895b81485117
No 5.3.1.904 5.3.1.904 10.108.51.194/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5eff7d57497d059f
1c20ae9dfd281a46
8f9e103f
033a45ab696eef48
1707c2808c806e1a
No 5.3.000000
1.0904
built by:
private/La
b06_dev(DX
BLD00)
5.3.000000
1.0904
10.108.51.216/32
3 N/A Non-executable 64200535ba901d96
34af1acb7a157cbd
f89b2829
c2eeae0d334a2e99
a1a983f1365e2b7f
No N/A N/A 10.224.25.96/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable d6656468ad4768ac
3d3bea60692b6590
09f97bc3
45041b676be691b8
b14281d297c481dc
No 4.04 4.04 United States
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  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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