What is the "mswsock.dll" ?

Our database contains 917 different files for filename mswsock.dll . You can also check most distributed file variants with name mswsock.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 Microsoft Windows Sockets 2.0 Service Provider. Agregate rating is 5(5) stars - based on 6 reviews.This file is Dynamic-link Library. This library can be loaded and executed in any running process.

mswsock.dll Library

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

Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Microsoft Corporation
Microsoft Windows Sockets 2.0 Service Provider
Operating System:
Windows 7
High oc2

Is the library "mswsock.dll" Safe or Threat ?

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100% of reviewed files are marked as Safe .
60% of reviewed files are marked as System file.
Latest new variant of the file with name "mswsock.dll" was discovered 3330 days ago. Our database contains 249 variants of the file "mswsock.dll" with final rating Safe and 12 variants with final rating Threat . Final ratings are based on file reviews, discovered date, users occurence and antivirus scan results.

User Reviews of the "mswsock.dll"

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Reviews for all files with name "mswsock.dll"

  • SAFErating from user zemzo for file C:\Windows\System32\mswsock.dll

  • SAFErating from user Admin for file C:\Windows\System32\mswsock.dll (Variant: 12228906)

    Windows 8 version of the Microsoft Windows Sockets 2.0 Service Provider.

  • SAFErating from user IkaruShinji for file C:\Windows\System32\mswsock.dll (Variant: 508587)

    The Microsoft Windows Sockets 2.0 Service Provider, also known as the mswsock.dll module, provides extensions for Winsock. Although, the services offered by the application are not really part of WinSock, they can be sometimes inter-mixed with the standard functions of WinSock. The uses and functions of the mswsock.dll module are legit property of Microsoft Corporation.

  • SAFErating from user kajmik for file C:\Windows\System32\mswsock.dll (Variant: 589056)

    Windows Server 2003 R2.

  • SAFErating from user kajmik for file C:\Windows\System32\mswsock.dll (Variant: 502372)

    A part of Windows 7 64bit.

  • SAFErating from user Don't PlaY for file C:\Windows\System32\mswsock.dll