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Microsoft DirectPlay Local Net Service Provider

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dpwsock.dll. What is it?

The dpwsock.dll is a Microsoft DirectPlay Local Net Service Provider.

This file is part of Microsoft(R) Windows (R) 2000 Operating System. Dpwsock.dll is developed by Microsoft Corporation. It’s a system and hidden file. Dpwsock.dll is usually located in the %SYSTEM% folder and its usual size is 42,768 bytes.


The dpwsock.dll process is safe and disabling it can be dangerous, because programs on your computer need it to work correctly.

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General Information

Security risk: Free spyware & virus scanRegistry Errors: Free scan (run Registry Cleaner)Uninstallation: N/A Uninstall (run Unistall Manager)Disk & Memory Usage: N/A Free scan (run Task Manager)


Author: Microsoft CorporationProcess: Microsoft DirectPlay Local Net Service ProviderPart Of: Microsoft(R) Windows (R) 2000 Operating SystemCommon path(s): %SYSTEM%
subfolder in %SYSTEM%
Keywords(s): systemFilesize(s): 42,768 bytes

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