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 October 2011 at 3:14 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable 0417d1081111f948
2daa59cd6b141f47
9c88d7f3
d330d2ec38c258dc
2a77683330be5599
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 6.0.230.5 6.0.230.5 Kazakhstan N/A
2 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable 345cb7b69613c9e8
32e075e746059c9c
dd83218f
8c756645885ac465
44563fb48a04f125
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 6.0.120.4 6.0.120.4 China N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 June 2008 at 5:45 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable de1022b739b03566
0deabf0cc8421b27
1bdd697e
364305041307952d
e9045e407b454385
No 6.0.10.6 6.0.10.6 Internal Submission
2 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable 68fbbffc0feeae06
20553d7da44afbe8
78d1e9c5
a549301caf23dc22
da10d43c0f807d9e
No 6.0.160.1 6.0.160.1 United States
3 Oracle Corporation Executable f7164822580de838
a0426798f38bfb01
c95e6830
cc67e30f7cd78f14
2951c797e579e947
Yes 7.0.10.8 7.0.10.8 10.224.1.62/32
4 Oracle Corporation Executable 85305d2cff5a58f3
ee5c782a3e115911
a199bc08
80d79382eae620db
ec3d1eafd5fadbd9
Yes 8.0.1510.1
2
8.0.1510.1
2
United States
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