How to Remove “WZCAB3.DLL”

What is WZCAB3.DLL?

The file named WZCAB3.DLL is developed by Winzip Computing SL. A valid digital verification is done and the file is signed by Winzip computing. It is used by the Winzip software and related CAB detection, extractor programs. Virus, malware and Trojans cannot hijack the file because of security updates. The threat level is 1.

WZCAB3.DLL is located in C:\Program Files\winzip\wzcab3.dll.The total size of the file is 83.8 kilobytes. The last identified version of the DLL is 14.0. The program is used by the software associated with it. However, it is not a core file for the Windows operating system. If found to be a threat with virus issues, it can be removed immediately from the running processes. 

Affected Platform: Windows Vista,7,8.

How to check if your computer is infected with WZCAB3.DLL malware?       

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with WZCAB3.DLL malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • WZCAB3.DLL file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, 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 WZCAB3.DLL and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files\winzip\wzcab3.dll.

How to remove WZCAB3.DLL malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing WZCAB3.DLL file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove WZCAB3.DLL malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 27 November 2011 at 5:46 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 WinZip Computing, Inc. Executable bae1e195af0e7820
9c5a4d84ea80947c
64fe715f
8c75bbdc0def2ab4
da66a15b91894b17
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 3.1
(32-bit)
9.0
(6028)
Italy N/A
2 WinZip Computing LP Executable 60862645abc790d9
1457b07e673b6304
2b24fccd
634c099ab3f6f3d3
d8c5811773cb970a
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 3.1
(32-bit)
10.0
(6595)
United States N/A
3 WinZip Computing LP Executable b4b567f260448cab
e663e1cd7e89bc9b
236d5042
d1be08c543b0a452
b4959acee7fefadb
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 3.1
(32-bit)
11.0
(7130)
United States N/A
4 WinZip Computing, Inc. Executable cf23339c3ce988f8
7f226b80639628ef
e39b2d81
f9a50166b5d19d0a
66d3cbd857f7af1a
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 3.1
(32-bit)
9.0
(6028)
Italy N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 July 2008 at 1:59 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable 8822a8e2b092c69b
a274d61d71c05188
4cfc88dc
eb10881ae5491bf3
67feb6e0814f6330
Yes 3.2
(32-bit)
19.0
(11346)
10.0.17.131/32
2 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable 566ce123c2234d2e
c7c8708cc76686d3
8227ef6c
c454251cc4d8999f
7e35ee29225a7e36
Yes 3.1
(32-bit)
14.0
(8620)
United States
3 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable 14fe19678d8441fe
8b36630f93f151bf
981bbd60
466d961a455874ff
f705abd7bd0da6f3
Yes 3.1
(32-bit)
18.5
(11122)
Internal Submission
4 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable 5d73e63cc8e4e363
bf6169a75b7d6b42
4aeb0745
c92c2db4db7bdad4
febadfae3c4b6191
Yes 3.2
(32-bit)
19.5
(11477)
10.0.17.146/32
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