What is the "crypt32.dll" ?

Our database contains 1297 different files for filename crypt32.dll . You can also check most distributed file variants with name crypt32.dll. This files most often belongs to product Microsoft® Windows® Operating System. and were most often developed by company Microsoft Corporation. This files most often have description Crypto API32. Agregate rating is 5(5) stars - based on 11 reviews.This file is Dynamic-link Library. This library can be loaded and executed in any running process.

This dynamic linking library is a core part of the MS Windows Crypto API (32b version). This library contains a set of methods used by Windows for Cryptographic Messaging functions :

"Crypt32.dll is the module that implements many of the Certificate and Cryptographic Messaging functions in the CryptoAPI, such as CryptSignMessage. Crypt32.dll is a module that comes with the Windows and Windows Server operating systems, but different versions of this DLL provide different capabilities. There is no API to determine the version of CryptoAPI that is in use, but you can determine the version of Crypt32.dll that is currently in use by using theGetFileVersionInfo and VerQueryValue functions."

More info about this library is described on Microsoft MSDN pages : http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/aa379884(v=vs.85).aspx

The list of methods and functions contained in this library can eb found here : http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/aa380252(v=vs.85).aspx

crypt32.dll Library

File details of most used file with name "crypt32.dll"

Product:
Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Company:
Microsoft Corporation
Description:
Crypto API32
Version:
6.1.7601.17856
MD5:
60d21799a4af4edce65fb98830e4b0c8
SHA1:
0acd2a3c1d0dee0948896608aa7cfd50e31b04f2
SHA256:
4391205d8f93e47bb24852c5035d2128e0c2a130cc4a4334bb86db35e76155fc
Size:
1159680
Directory:
C:\Windows\SysWOW64
Operating System:
Windows 7
Occurence:
High oc2

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Latest new variant of the file with name "crypt32.dll" was discovered 3156 days ago. Our database contains 345 variants of the file "crypt32.dll" with final rating Safe and zero variants with final rating Threat . Final ratings are based on file reviews, discovered date, users occurence and antivirus scan results.

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  • SAFErating from user Crypto for file C:\Windows\SysWOW64\crypt32.dll

  • SAFErating from user MikeOne for file C:\Windows\SysWOW64\crypt32.dll (Variant: 19805406)

    This dynamic linking library is a core part of the MS Windows Crypto API (32b version). This library contains a set of methods used by Windows for Cryptographic Messaging functions :
    "Crypt32.dll is the module that implements many of the Certificate and Cryptographic Messaging functions in the CryptoAPI, such as CryptSignMessage. Crypt32.dll is a module that comes with the Windows and Windows Server operating systems, but different versions of this DLL provide different capabilities. There is no API to determine the version of CryptoAPI that is in use, but you can determine the version of Crypt32.dll that is currently in use by using theGetFileVersionInfo and VerQueryValue functions."
    More info about this library is described on Microsoft MSDN pages : http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/aa379884(v=vs.85).aspx
    The list of methods and functions contained in this library can eb found here : http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/aa380252(v=vs.85).aspx

  • SAFErating from user alavudeen for file C:\Windows\System32\CRYPT32.dll

  • SAFErating from user kajmik for file C:\Windows\syswow64\CRYPT32.dll (Variant: 503293)

    A part of Windows Server 2008 R2.

  • SAFErating from user IkaruShinji for file C:\Windows\System32\CRYPT32.dll (Variant: 508572)

    The file crypt32.dll, is required for windows to operate. It is used by windows when working with encrypted data. If crypt32.dll is unavailable, windows will not function correctly. crypt32.dll is flagged as a system process and does not appear to be a security risk. However, removing Cryptography API 32 may adversely impact your system.

  • SAFErating from user kajmik for file C:\Windows\System32\CRYPT32.dll

  • SAFErating from user kajmik for file C:\Windows\syswow64\CRYPT32.dll (Variant: 503293)

    A part of Windows 7 64bit.

  • SAFErating from user Don't PlaY for file C:\Windows\syswow64\CRYPT32.dll