How to Remove “EFWSOCK.DLL”

What is EFWSOCK.DLL?

The file named EFWSOCK.DLL is developed by an unknown developer. It is not associated with any specific software. The threat level of the program is 3 due to lack of support from developer and missing security updates. It is not part of any malware or Trojan attacks in the past as confirmed by scan reports.

EFWSOCK.DLL is located in c:\windows\system32\EFWSOCK.DLL. The DLL program is targeted by hackers as any other file which is abandoned by its developer. It can be hijacked to steal private information, data or take control of the PC. If found to be compromised, disable it immediately. The non-system process will not cause any adverse effect on the PC’s performance.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by EFWSOCK.DLL ?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the EFWSOCK.DLL file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\matlab701\bin\win32\ folder, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from EFWSOCK.DLL malware?

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Step 7: If the system is infected with EFWSOCK.DLL malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove EFWSOCK.DLL malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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