How to remove an sockspy.dll error
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 belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.
Sockspy.dll file information
The process known as BitDefender Antivirus Plus (version v10) belongs to software BitDefender (version 9 Professional Plus, 9 Internet Security, 9 Standard) or BitDefender Antivirus Plus (version v10) or BitDefender Antivirus (version v10) or BitDefender Internet Security (version v10) or BitDefender Free Edition (version v10) or BitDefender Client Professional Plus by SOFTWIN (www.bitdefender.com).
Description: sockspy.dll is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 73,728 bytes (70% of all occurrences), 61,440 bytes and 5 more variants.
The program has a visible window. There is no information about the author of the file. The file is not a Windows system file. The application is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows\AppInit_DLLs). Therefore the technical security rating is 48% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You have the option to completely remove BitDefender 9 Professional Plus or BitDefender Antivirus Plus v10 (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs).
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as sockspy.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the 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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