How to Remove “DSOUND.dll”

What is DSOUND.dll?

The file named DSOUND.dll is developed by Power Technology. The file is digitally verified and signed by the company. It confirms it to be safe in most scenarios unless hijacked by a malware or Trojan program. The threat level of the file is 1. It receives proper security patches from the developer making it safe. Recent scans confirmed the same.

DSOUND.dll is located in C:\Program Files\google\chrome\application\dsound.dll. The total file size is 321 kilobytes. The latest version of the program available is 10.1.4.0. The file is used by the products DFX and Direct Sound. The non-system process is not associated with Windows operating system and is used only by the specific software.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with DSOUND.dll malware?

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • DSOUND.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 DSOUND.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, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus.

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

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

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 28 November 2011 at 12:58 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable e6e5ff9c16d8d714
c9619880fb3fa294
80e7059b
d4b66da6495517b9
a2225de2955a026f
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable dd91afc072ca2c52
3e3356a8daaa82a1
63fa43f6
fa5654bb22cdd5c0
269d331667973c08
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.J
A
No 5.3.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-0845)
5.3.2600.5
512
China N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 26 November 2008 at 9:57 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1dae597c5dda375f
731ce12b9992c652
a25d4b47
f847e16ebcab6b08
09b73be1dc17ca69
No 4.09.00.09
04
4.09.00.09
04
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5eff7d57497d059f
1c20ae9dfd281a46
8f9e103f
033a45ab696eef48
1707c2808c806e1a
No 5.3.000000
1.0904
built by:
private/La
b06_dev(DX
BLD00)
5.3.000000
1.0904
10.224.1.61/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1dae597c5dda375f
731ce12b9992c652
a25d4b47
f847e16ebcab6b08
09b73be1dc17ca69
No 4.09.00.09
04
4.09.00.09
04
10.224.1.53/32
4 Freebird (http://www.voiceemotion.com) Executable 0122e1bc39e7ead8
389338b068e700ac
59257b04
8e7a26d56cba9289
9683d6ba98b9dce6
No 5, 5, 10,
76
5, 4, 0,
79
United States
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