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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First Seen: 16 November 2008 at 6:48 am
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