What is RazaWebHook.dll?

RazaWebHook.dll is a browser extension for Internet Explorer. This add-on enables several additional functions for Internet Explorer. You can disable it through the Extras menu (key combination Alt + X) under Manage Add-ons. The following paragraph provides more information about Shareaza Web Download Hook.

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RazaWebHook.dll file information

The process known as Shareaza Web Download Hook

belongs to software Shareaza or Morpheus Music or P2P Rocket or Shareaza Pro or ShareazaPlus or K-LiteGold or BitHost

by Shareaza Pty. ( or Devhancer or TrilixP2P or Torrent Raptors.

Description: RazaWebHook.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The RazaWebHook.dll file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 49,152 bytes. 
This .dll file is a Browser Helper Object (BHO) that runs automatically every time you start your web browser. BHOs are not stopped by personal firewalls, because they are identified by the firewall as part of the browser itself. BHOs are often used by adware and spyware. IDs used by this BHO include 0EEDB912-C5FA-486F-8334-57288578C627 or 57E8CB3A-36CE-4a0c-BE27-95E1196372CC. The program is not visible. RazaWebHook.dll is able to change the behavior of, or monitor Internet Explorer. There is no detailed description of this service. The RazaWebHook.dll file is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 68% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you still experience problems with RazaWebHook.dll, you can uninstall Shareaza or P2P Rocket software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 10/8/7).

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as RazaWebHook.dll, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the RazaWebHook.dll process on your PC to see if it is a threat. If Shareaza Web Download Hook has changed your browser's search engine and start page, you can recover your browser's default settings as follows:

Reset default browser settings for Internet-Explorer ▾
  1. In Internet Explorer, press the key combination Alt + X to open the Tools menu.
  2. Click Internet options.
  3. Click the Advanced tab.
  4. Click the Reset... button.
  5. Enable the Delete personal settings option.
This will reset your Internet Explorer to its default settings. Your browser will start with the familiar start page and search engine—without popups, ads, cookies, but all browser add-ons are deleted too [1]. Make cleaning up your browser and your computer simpler and safer with Security Task Manager.


User Comments

I think it's spyware
Simply hooks up to Internet Explorer to manage your downloads. It does NOT record any personal details/etc about you or your computer.
  Risker   (further information)
Teil von Etomi P2P Fielsharing Tool z.B. von
Used by Shareaza to catch from the web browser targets in magnet links, ed2k links, .torrent files, and depending on a user's configuration of Shareaza, other downloads
  Chris Fahlman   (further information)
Simply hooks up to Internet Explorer to manage your downloads. It does NOT record any personal details/etc about you or your computer. Siehe auch: Link
used by Shareaza
spyware. hooks are never good things. never had it previously. and i delete razaformat from regedit and it comes back instantly.
  angela appears when downloading some things off the web.

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Summary: Average user rating of RazaWebHook.dll: based on 8 votes with 8 user comments. 4 users think RazaWebHook.dll is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger. One user thinks RazaWebHook.dll is dangerous and recommends removing it. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving RazaWebHook issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: ASecurity Task Manager examines the active RazaWebHook process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known Banti-malware tool tells you if the RazaWebHook.dll on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

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