How to Remove “Packet.dll”

What is Packet.dll?

The file named Packet.dll is developed by CACE Technologies incorporation. The DLL is properly signed by a digital signing authority and is verified to be safe. The signing authority is provided by Verisign incorporation. It is completely reliable because of security updates from the developer. The threat level of the file is 1.

Packet.dll is located in c:\windows\system32. The total size of the program is confirmed to be 90.5 kilobytes. The latest version of the file is 4.1.0.2001. The program is used by the software WinPcap. Being a non-system process, it can be removed from the list of processes without affecting the operation of the Windows OS.

Affected Platforms: Windows 7, 8, 10

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

  • Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with Packet.dll malware:
  • Unstable internet connection
  • Packet.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 Packet.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:\windows\system32, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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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 Packet.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: 03 November 2008 at 5:47 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 CACE Technologies Executable 46bf69ae847924fb
99cb227a906a93ba
9d174bc9
71e5c7d492e1f786
9dfd1a4e1fa0d773
No 3, 1, 0,
27
3, 1, 0,
27
United States
2 Politecnico di Torino Executable 3ffa02b544b90433
e816136e3bbffad0
ca19735c
c123eb3439ae8ab1
3a971bb6f0515411
No 2, 3, 0,
33
2, 3, 0,
33
Romania
3 Riverbed Technology, Inc. Executable 80a2e420b99ffe29
4a523c6c6d87ed09
dfc8d82b
899a5bf1669610cd
b78d322ac8d9358b
Yes 4.1.0.2980 4.1.0.2980 United States
4 Riverbed Technology, Inc. Executable a073bad097f9b0dd
864d151c627a5897
3fe0ae0f
7c6e1bfa60e48e31
2ab1b1ba082fa600
Yes 4.1.0.2980 4.1.0.2980 104.236.253.252/32
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