How to Remove “DT_SOCKET.DLL”

What is DT_SOCKET.DLL?

The file named DT_SOCKET.DLL is developed by Oracle Corporation. The program is integral for the Java Platform SE 8 binary to run efficiently. The file is not associated with any malware or Trojan attacks. It is safe to work with based on past scan reports. The threat level is at 1 and it receives security patches to secure against any attacks.

DT_SOCKET.DLL is located in C:\Program Files\java\jdk1.8.0_45\jre\bin\dt_socket.dll. The total size of the file is 21.1 kilobytes. The latest version of the file available is 8.0.45.15. The DLL program is language neutral. It is a non-system process which can be uninstalled without affecting the performance of the Windows operating system.

Affected Platform: Windows OS.

How to check if your computer is infected with DT_SOCKET.DLL malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with DT_SOCKET.DLL malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

  • Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the DT_SOCKET.DLL file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove DT_SOCKET.DLL malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove DT_SOCKET.DLL malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove DT_SOCKET.DLL malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 23 November 2018 at 5:30 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable f19c62c1e0fe94f1
38f72f3e4c746d0f
7a5de054
be9d422606ffed1a
943c42ae62c56f51
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 6.0.70.6 6.0.70.6 197.211.63.182/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 21 April 2010 at 7:20 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Oracle Corporation Executable 387a5b1b3bd7f092
ac61cebfeff37dba
f720d966
800e677778aa8bc6
b3248c38b219e5d2
Yes 8.0.1110.1
4
8.0.1110.1
4
10.224.25.96/32
2 Oracle Corporation Executable 68a397a1bae2afd3
793a8b7aa591b569
6cb2580d
c54ffbc5d9d837c9
d062bd5af5f9d308
Yes 8.0.1520.1
6
8.0.1520.1
6
United States
3 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable d6b5c8e3905bb3d7
71ada6ae6ae02b8c
88b7751d
0802cc9c5fd8e49f
d27b9f4b3d1f9827
No 6.0.230.5 6.0.230.5 10.108.22.191/32
4 Oracle Corporation Executable ccb811c11b8d537f
f884db3666c6b402
e11d0a1c
307c1e5a9572bd9b
2be721b1813bb0ce
Yes 8.0.1110.1
4
8.0.1110.1
4
United States
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