How to Remove “WZSock.dll”

What is WZSock.dll?

The file named WZSock.dll is developed by an unknown developer. The program has no proper records and it is not digitally verified or signed by an authority. The DLL is confirmed to be safe because it was not involved in any malware or Trojan attack in the past. The threat level of the DLL file is 3.

WZSock.dll is located in c:\windows\system32. The total size of the file and the latest version of the DLL available cannot be found. It is confirmed to be a non-system process because of a lack of developer. It can be removed from the system if found to be infected by a malware as it will not cause the OS to crash.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with WZSock.dll malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with WZSock.dll malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the WZSock.dll file and open its location.

If the file is located outside c:\windows\system32, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove WZSock.dll malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove WZSock.dll malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove WZSock.dll malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 2:43 pm
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1 N/A Executable 96e2036a34e12ffb
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2 N/A Executable 96e2036a34e12ffb
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56adaad7
053d61842634cfbe
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