How to remove the dsound32 virus
Most antivirus programs identify dsound32.dll as malware, for instance Kaspersky identifies it as P2P-Worm.Win32.Nugg.bg, and Symantec identifies it as Downloader.
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Dsound32.dll file information
The dsound32.dll process contains no information about the creator.
Description: dsound32.dll is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 143,360 bytes (16% of all occurrences), 23,087 bytes and 4 more variants.
This .dll file is a Browser Helper Object (BHO) that runs automatically every time you start your Internet browser. BHOs are not stopped by personal firewalls, because they are identified by the firewall as your browser itself. BHOs are often used by adware and spyware. The unique ID of this BHO is 93EA51C3-E1B3-4CA7-BBF2-B8403C4CD648 or 065E8373-622D-4F3A-8D7C-CB210C752FD1 or 4 more variants. There is no information about the author of the file. The program has no visible window. The service has no detailed description. Dsound32.dll is not a Windows system file. The file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. Dsound32.dll is able to monitor Internet browser. dsound32.dll is able to monitor applications and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 91% dangerous.
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as dsound32.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the dsound32.dll process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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