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.

Step 4: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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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First Seen: 07 August 2008 at 9:18 am
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