How to Remove “Ws32res.dll”

What is Ws32res.dll?

The file named Ws32res.dll is developed by Creative technology limited. The file is used by the software Creative wave studio. It is safe because the developer is known and it has been receiving all security updates at the right point. There is no malware, virus or Trojan threats associated with it. The threat level is 1.

Ws32res.dll is located in C:\Program Files\creative\sblive\program\ws32res.dll. The actual size of the file is 216.5 kilobytes. The latest version of the file found is 4.00. The program being a non-system process will have no direct effects on the Windows platform and can be disabled as it may not cause the OS to crash.      

Affected Platform: Windows 95, 98 2000, XP.

How to check if your computer is infected with Ws32res.dll malware?

If your system is affected by Ws32res.dll malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • Ws32res.dll occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.
Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files\creative\sblive\program\ws32res.dll. you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove Ws32res.dll malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove Ws32res.dll and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.
2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 

Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.

Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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First Seen: 31 May 2009 at 3:18 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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1 Creative Technology Ltd. Executable 0d2d23130432f456
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No 6.0.15.0 6.0.0.0 Internal Submission
2 Creative Technology Ltd. Executable daf2df6ae4426216
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683ea44a
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No 6.0.15.2 6.0.0.0 Internal Submission
3 Creative Technology Ltd. Executable 17e5c197e2f05265
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No 6.0.15.1 6.0.0.0 Internal Submission
4 Creative Technology Ltd. Executable 287c078dac8f7932
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