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 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

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

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First Seen: 10 December 2008 at 2:55 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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1 Mozilla Foundation Executable 96a481cbbeb1e1fb
9d2e155b7dcf46b8
954aa86b
3d6bf21993bbb2ec
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No 115.6.0 115.6.0 United States
2 Mozilla Foundation Executable b0c9770baf3287f6
4ab60484a8368ef1
66dcd9f2
28421255e279a175
dbff630e3b18d17b
No 3.12.8.0
Basic ECC
3.12.8.0
Basic ECC
Internal Submission
3 Mozilla Foundation Executable a07e4ea9b378795b
d3ac5de5805a00e7
928747eb
e96602b90daf34fa
32ee26702149ded8
Yes 115.6.0 115.6.0 United States
4 Mozilla Foundation Executable aba205058b761b9c
b75d26c71131adf0
0fdaf070
3fa8c8102c48d4f3
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