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, Inc. Executable 41e648d63668872d
99c08bcd5f2106da
a605fce0
a8948b5dbff98e68
b24630496cf3b353
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 3.1
(32-bit)
9.0
(6028)
Indonesia N/A
3 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
4 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
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 02 June 2008 at 9:49 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 WinZip Computing, Inc. Executable 94e4ff12e8429be3
d3a58f2fe3e2cfde
ddd9d295
27fc372e16b80bd8
d0f186abec7090e3
No 3.0
(32-bit)
8.0
(3070)
Internal Submission
2 WinZip Computing LP Executable 3df913be5ee0a33d
afe017fe31d9beff
b6625dd8
9fe9bf2d5ab98432
8469a42269c6596c
No 3.1
(32-bit)
10.0
(6595)
Malaysia
3 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable 14fe19678d8441fe
8b36630f93f151bf
981bbd60
466d961a455874ff
f705abd7bd0da6f3
Yes 3.1
(32-bit)
18.5
(11122)
Internal Submission
4 WinZip Computing, Inc. Executable eced00b127fc4d7e
9583c7b26b3e74d3
dbd598f2
4aaa00ceca03f6be
156a10244b7d16ac
No 3.1
(32-bit)
8.1
(5266)
Canada
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