How to Remove “SOFTOKN3.DLL”

What is SOFTOKN3.DLL?

The file named SOFTOKN3.DLL is developed by Netscape Communications Corporation. The file has its valid digital signature from LLC. It is used by the network security services and the NSS PKCS library. The file is totally unsafe because it is found to be infected by a virus and is abandoned by the developer. The threat level is 5.

SOFTOKN3.DLL is located in C:\Program Files\content defender\nss\softokn3.dll. The size of the found DLL program is 370 kilobytes. The version of the program last seen as per records is 3.10. It is a non-system process which has no direct consequences on the performance of Windows operating system. It is confirmed to be a threat and should be removed immediately. 

Affected Platforms: Windows 8,10.

How to determine if your computer is infected with SOFTOKN3.DLL malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with SOFTOKN3.DLL malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • SOFTOKN3.DLL occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly.

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible SOFTOKN3.DLL malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files\content defender\nss\softokn3.dll, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove SOFTOKN3.DLL malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

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Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove SOFTOKN3.DLL malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

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Name
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File
Version
Product
Version
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First Seen: 10 December 2008 at 2:55 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
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1 Mozilla Foundation Executable b0c9770baf3287f6
4ab60484a8368ef1
66dcd9f2
28421255e279a175
dbff630e3b18d17b
No 3.12.8.0
Basic ECC
3.12.8.0
Basic ECC
Internal Submission
2 Mozilla Foundation Executable db804b2c9912dcc7
ca01a7ba57aff5ca
376e9072
51842471b328c4e4
4fd73c8e2a217f07
No 3.12.10.0
Basic ECC
3.12.10.0
Basic ECC
Internal Submission
3 Mozilla Foundation Executable 0dcee6971df0383e
6f6ebe5577c4f0b8
421f060c
3bfa9ac5b4821afb
5ad610179a58f239
Yes 3.12.10.0
Basic ECC
3.12.10.0
Basic ECC
Internal Submission
4 Mozilla Foundation Executable 4381cfca02ab9630
a4cf020ebb287925
66729809
db4d8f38a73689cb
ceca9276b57aa08e
Yes 3.21 Basic
ECC
3.21 Basic
ECC
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