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: 06 November 2018 at 8:08 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
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Malware Behavior
1 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable 3776ae6e8d2aa4e2
b1468bd3e5bc413a
67470f7d
d22cee9974ba6e35
b92736de9d2fe1c7
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 6.0.180.7 6.0.180.7 Philippines N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 08 December 2008 at 6:46 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Oracle Corporation Executable 68a397a1bae2afd3
793a8b7aa591b569
6cb2580d
c54ffbc5d9d837c9
d062bd5af5f9d308
Yes 8.0.1520.1
6
8.0.1520.1
6
United States
2 Oracle Corporation Executable ce92986cade64d92
e9bbb29bcfa1f28f
83ad522a
77753b8ed6159f53
ca29f3f4022ac20d
Yes 8.0.1810.1
3
8.0.1810.1
3
10.224.25.44/32
3 Oracle Corporation Executable 1ed6f7fc8b553000
1687ac90a1f51173
ff01ac7e
a450e52a7fa3c564
af69ccc6d30f0c99
Yes 8.0.45.14 8.0.45.14 10.224.25.43/32
4 Oracle Corporation Executable 89cc95c77269b2c6
9e2cfdec4146d87b
0b29bbe1
52780816e708e849
4851245119a871bc
Yes 8.0.1620.1
2
8.0.1620.1
2
United States
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