How to Remove “W2K_LSA_AUTH.DLL”

What is W2K_LSA_AUTH.DLL?

The file named W2K_LSA_AUTH.DLL is developed by Sun Microsystems incorporation. The file has a digital signature and is duly verified by the authority. The signing authority for the program is Verisign incorporation. It is used by the Java Platform SE 6 and related services. The threat level is 0.

W2K_LSA_AUTH.DLL is located in c:\windows\system32. The total size of the file found is 18 kilobytes. The version of the program found is 6.0.0.0. The non-system process will have no adverse effects if it is removed due to virus infection. The program is not essential for Windows operating system to run.

Affected Platform: Windows 7, 8, 10

How to check if your computer is infected with W2K_LSA_AUTH.DLL malware?

If your system is affected by W2K_LSA_AUTH.DLL malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • W2K_LSA_AUTH.DLL occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside c:\windows\system32, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove W2K_LSA_AUTH.DLL malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove W2K_LSA_AUTH.DLL and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.

Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 23 October 2011 at 3:14 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Oracle Executable 7348222a374619ff
22453192deaa8561
098520cf
ce56c72d7bfa6894
5a157cf7d51a31e7
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 6.0.0.0 6.0.0.0 Kazakhstan N/A
2 Oracle Executable 2d2073ba625c46ca
62973f70e1fb28d7
a6ae78a1
dbf5edb4eaba4049
bffd8f5d6cfb9e61
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 6.0.0.0 6.0.0.0 Taiwan N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 11:08 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Oracle Executable dd4cff52bf9a04fd
6f7036f43d770669
d7840300
6394a6db9343ced6
d5a23be336473850
No 6.0.0.0 6.0.0.0 10.224.1.59/32
2 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable 9535a44332b6a963
181ca1c7a6be814b
4243b9b3
2b78f7645557a9fb
81888d4b065c74ab
No 1.5.0_07.0 1.5.0_07.0 United States
3 N/A Executable 075d04a79ca2313f
ad2b7e8b70fdd8a1
828cec3c
bf078c9889c2de18
49c13e2bbbaa156b
No 8.0.1520.3
8
8.0.1520.3
8
10.108.51.216/32
4 Oracle Corporation Executable b5c7b55b801b7ea9
087034997ec5e53f
a46d5337
c304e44412873425
a80e89084b40254f
Yes 8.0.45.15 8.0.45.15 United States
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