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 4: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

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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
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File
Version
Product
Version
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 12 June 2008 at 10:28 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 0969ebf80723c3f5
889dc9d9b94872d4
b474c89e
ab652dab12afdad8
53fd59207dd2d68b
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 CACE Technologies, Inc. Executable 1a7bf1d412849016
ad9537a391ad90d5
596092c3
02ff792766785eff
25b0d6fa5803e60d
Yes 4.1.0.1753 4.1.0.1753 Internal Submission
3 CACE Technologies Executable 1c8eea1701a56cc8
7bfae87e233b3f21
2befb9ee
3711ae663975041e
0f2958a6226d9660
Yes 4.0.0.1040 4.0.0.1040 United States
4 CACE Technologies, Inc. Executable a507c499d27fe99e
8c7fb44f3c86bb4b
451879c1
b3c723fa1e0a10e7
b9f85a733ffb77a2
Yes 4.1.0.2001 4.1.0.2001 10.224.1.58/32
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