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.

How to remove WZSHLEX1.DLL malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

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Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove WZSHLEX1.DLL malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
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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 96672598ce0dd78b
1d03e65e1fc23c73
ba915726
2a5bf77bf4926ee1
74c6bf718770c6b5
Yes 4.1
(32-bit)
16.5
(10095)
10.108.52.92/32
2 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable 3e44f1d5f097997a
f9f07bcd6d45ecbb
7c2f108b
28b99249047e2dd3
59891f75ce4dd12a
Yes 4.1
(32-bit)
21.5
(12455)
10.108.55.52/32
3 Nico Mak Computing, Inc. Executable f50175547f51be90
2e185c785a830e4c
10afe797
e8defc018a661694
a2c6124807e33aa5
No 3.0
(32-bit)
8.0
(3039)
United States
4 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable b8346ce2444cf3a8
5667eebba285922b
3b21d724
2048c4fb55fd9f8d
d7005c126bbcee2d
Yes 4.1
(32-bit)
18.0
(10662)
United States
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