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 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

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Version
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 13 September 2008 at 2:48 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
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1 Insecure.Com LLC. Executable 3902449a68bc9d26
dcd5016cffaa302a
d3ca145d
a1c1e9ba9f5b34f8
46fdf7b36e40d428
Yes 0.99-r2 0.99-r2 United States
2 CACE Technologies Executable bd3ad909830290e7
2fd0a7021b72328e
0f0ef32d
040914bcb8136755
50a1428bb59ba905
Yes 4.0.0.901 4.0.0.901 United States
3 Riverbed Technology, Inc. Executable 6a7effd5b6a19eee
648f3a44d77b196a
777c72f3
0a70a5defc96836c
e5d71cd2e783fa71
No 4.1.0.2980 4.1.0.2980 United States
4 CACE Technologies, Inc. Executable e67cbdbad8769641
5abf9c450833348a
8d3f5df8
fcb66691be2b3236
84e5f050abd65119
No 4.1.0.1753 3.00.01.31
01
United States
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