What is sockspy.dll sockspy.dll?

Sockspy.dll sockspy.dll is a Windows DLL file. DLL is the abbreviation for Dynamic Link Library. DLL files are needed by programs or web browser extensions, because they contain program code, data, and resources. The following information can help you determine if sockspy.dll sockspy.dll is a Windows system file or if it belongs to an application that you can trust.

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Sockspy.dll sockspy.dll file information

The file itself provides very little indication as to its creator. However, here are some useful tips about sockspy.dll sockspy.dll.

Description: Sockspy.dll sockspy.dll is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Sockspy.dll sockspy.dll is located in a not identifiable folder. The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 0 bytes. 
The program has a visible window. The application has no file description. Note: File does not exist any longer. The program starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: AppInit_DLLs). The file is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 26% dangerous.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as sockspy.dll sockspy.dll. Therefore, you should check the sockspy.dll sockspy.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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Best practices for resolving sockspy issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with sockspy. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic 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 resmon 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 DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the sockspy.dll sockspy.dll process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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