Microsoft Windows Sockets 2.0 Service Provider

mswsock.dll. What is it?

The mswsock.dll is a Microsoft Windows Sockets 2.0 Service Provider.

This file is part of Microsoft® Windows® Operating System. Mswsock.dll is developed by Microsoft Corporation. It’s a system and hidden file. Mswsock.dll is usually located in the %SYSTEM% sub-folder and its usual size is 245,248 bytes.


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Author: Microsoft CorporationProcess: Microsoft Windows Sockets 2.0 Service ProviderPart Of: Microsoft® Windows® Operating SystemCommon path(s): subfolder in %SYSTEM%
subfolder in %WINDOWS%
Keywords(s): systemFilesize(s): 245,248 bytes, 232,448 bytes, 293,376 bytes, 223,232 bytes, 247,296 bytes


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

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