How to Remove “WZSHLEX1.DLL”

What is WZSHLEX1.DLL?

The file named WZSHLEX1.DLL is developed by Winzip Computing SL. The program has a valid digital signature which is signed by Winzip computing. The program is used by the shell extension DLL. The file is safe as security updates are rolled out in a timely manner. The threat level of the file is 1.

WZSHLEX1.DLL is located in C:\Program Files\winzip\wzshlex1.dll. The total size of the DLL file is 137.3 kilobytes. The latest version of the file known is 12.0. The file is a non-system process and is not an essential for the Windows operating system to run efficiently. It can be disabled as it will not cause the OS to crash or cause errors.

Affected Platforms: Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7

How to determine if your computer is infected with WZSHLEX1.DLL malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with WZSHLEX1.DLL malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • WZSHLEX1.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 WZSHLEX1.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\winzip\wzshlex1.dll, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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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 1010cf189d4e26a6
78ca77a6212235eb
17d73ed8
cf98fcbb23a7401d
5a50083471df4427
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 4.1
(32-bit)
9.0
(6028)
Indonesia N/A
2 WinZip Computing LP Executable 5abb453152a0484f
fd499c6376856447
53adbebd
50389c703c667dcd
3d9badfc7a35a768
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 4.1
(32-bit)
10.0
(6595)
United States N/A
3 WinZip Computing, Inc. Executable ba958bd8751f1287
322f588013049bba
a6fa730c
2e82ebad4076a494
1858f8099b092b50
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 4.1
(32-bit)
9.0
(6028)
Italy N/A
4 WinZip Computing LP Executable 71ac31451034267e
da103b2b10a145f4
fbb66d3a
44a447bc07da0d7c
e536fcbeb6b84156
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 4.1
(32-bit)
11.0
(7284)
United States 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 5a3abb0a4bf0d96f
5c08fc7bf00501a8
1788d3f8
483b601fc9c17a9d
507b39894864df36
No 4.1
(32-bit)
12.0
(8150)
Internal Submission
2 WinZip Computing, Inc. and H.C. Top Systems B.V. Executable 9e83252177b34298
5689fd1b0ad77ed4
ce9de1db
8fd4913f71c5271e
a08279d719dbad82
No 4.1
(32-bit)
8.1
(4278g)
Internal Submission
3 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable 8d66f5155e2cd897
101c4f9cb03d34de
fdb788b2
f5afa36828beecdc
1eac30eb7f7e2be1
Yes 4.1
(32-bit)
12.0
(8150)
Internal Submission
4 WinZip Computing, Inc. Executable 377dcfe3b781cf53
bcb4153deee2d7f7
8037adad
2db2df7a326bef0e
976b2e1fc81549a8
No 4.1
(32-bit)
9.0
(6224g)
Germany
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