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No, this file is 100% safe to run.

VersionsAdditional versions

5.1.2600.5625 (xpsp_sp3_gdr.080620-1249) 66.67%
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) 33.33%

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Import table
advapi32.dll
GetUserNameA, RegCloseKey, RegQueryValueExA, RegOpenKeyExA, RegQueryValueExW, RegOpenKeyExW, RegEnumKeyExW, RegDeleteKeyW, RegSetValueExW, RegCreateKeyExW, RegSetValueExA, SetServiceStatus, DeregisterEventSource, RegNotifyChangeKeyValue, RegCreateKeyExA, SetSecurityDescriptorDacl, InitializeSecurityDescriptor, AddAccessAllowedAce, InitializeAcl, GetLengthSid, RegisterEventSourceA, ReportEventA, RegDeleteValueW, RegOpenCurrentUser, RegQueryInfoKeyA, RegEnumValueW, OpenSCManagerA, OpenServiceA, StartServiceA, QueryServiceStatus, CloseServiceHandle, RegisterServiceCtrlHandlerA, RevertToSelf
kernel32.dll
LocalAlloc, LocalFree, FormatMessageA, ReadFile, WriteFile, SetConsoleMode, GetConsoleMode, CreateFileA, ExpandEnvironmentStringsA, QueryPerformanceCounter, GetSystemTimeAsFileTime, TerminateProcess, UnhandledExceptionFilter, SetUnhandledExceptionFilter, DelayLoadFailureHook, GetComputerNameExA, WriteProcessMemory, GetCurrentThreadId, IsBadWritePtr, IsBadCodePtr, ResetEvent, SwitchToThread, HeapCreate, HeapAlloc, CreateFileMappingA, MapViewOfFile, GetProcessHeap, HeapDestroy, HeapFree, UnmapViewOfFile, VirtualFree, GetSystemInfo, FormatMessageW, lstrcmpW, TerminateThread, CreateEventW, ResumeThread, SetEvent, lstrlenW, lstrcpyW, VirtualAlloc, CreateEventA, WaitForMultipleObjects, MultiByteToWideChar, LCMapStringW, WideCharToMultiByte, GetOverlappedResult, OpenProcess, GetCurrentProcess, DuplicateHandle, IsBadReadPtr, WaitForSingleObject, GetTickCount, InterlockedExchange, CreateThread, InterlockedExchangeAdd, GetCurrentThread, SetThreadPriority, GetCurrentProcessId, FreeLibraryAndExitThread, GetProcAddress, FreeLibrary, InterlockedCompareExchange, LoadLibraryA, GetLastError, Sleep, SetLastError, LeaveCriticalSection, EnterCriticalSection, GetModuleFileNameA, LoadLibraryW, ExpandEnvironmentStringsW, InterlockedDecrement, GetEnvironmentVariableA, CloseHandle, InitializeCriticalSection, InitializeCriticalSectionAndSpinCount, DeleteCriticalSection, PostQueuedCompletionStatus, CreateIoCompletionPort, InterlockedIncrement, SleepEx, OutputDebugStringA
msvcrt.dll
DllMain
ntdll.dll
NtSetIoCompletion, NtRemoveIoCompletion, NtClose, NtSetInformationFile, NtCreateEvent, NtSetInformationObject, NtCreateIoCompletion, RtlFreeHeap, RtlRegisterSecureMemoryCacheCallback, RtlAllocateHeap, DbgPrint, NtOpenKey, RtlInitUnicodeString, RtlQueryRegistryValues, RtlGetNtProductType, NtDeviceIoControlFile, NtCreateFile, NtCancelIoFile, RtlInitializeCriticalSectionAndSpinCount, RtlDeleteCriticalSection, NtSetEvent, RtlRaiseStatus, NtWaitForSingleObject, NtDelayExecution, NtLoadDriver, RtlAdjustPrivilege, RtlImpersonateSelf, NtQuerySystemTime, NtAlertThread, NtQueueApcThread, NtClearEvent, NtReadFile, NtWaitForMultipleObjects, RtlNtStatusToDosError, NtQueryEvent, RtlUnicodeStringToAnsiString, RtlFreeUnicodeString, RtlAnsiStringToUnicodeString, RtlInitAnsiString, RtlFreeAnsiString, RtlDestroyHeap, RtlCreateHeap, RtlDeregisterWaitEx, RtlQueueWorkItem, RtlRegisterWait, NtCreateWaitablePort, NtRequestWaitReplyPort, NtConnectPort, NtReplyPort, RtlIpv6StringToAddressA, RtlIpv6StringToAddressW, RtlInitString, NtQueryValueKey, NtDuplicateObject, NtResetEvent, NtAcceptConnectPort, NtReplyWaitReceivePortEx, NtCompleteConnectPort
rpcrt4.dll
UuidFromStringW, UuidCreate, UuidToStringW, RpcStringFreeW
ws2_32.dll
WSAProviderConfigChange, WSARecv, WSCInstallProvider, WSCUpdateProvider, WSCDeinstallProvider, WSAEnumProtocolsW, WSAIoctl, WSCEnumProtocols, WSCGetProviderPath, WSASocketW
ws2help.dll
WahEnumerateHandleContexts, WahRemoveHandleContext, WahReferenceContextByHandle, WahInsertHandleContext, WahDestroyHandleContextTable, WahCreateHandleContextTable
Export table
AcceptEx
dn_expand
EnumProtocolsA
EnumProtocolsW
GetAcceptExSockaddrs
GetAddressByNameA
GetAddressByNameW
GetNameByTypeA
GetNameByTypeW
getnetbyname
GetServiceA
GetServiceW
GetTypeByNameA
GetTypeByNameW
inet_network
MigrateWinsockConfiguration
NPLoadNameSpaces
NSPStartup
rcmd
rexec
rresvport
s_perror
ServiceMain
sethostname
SetServiceA
SetServiceW
StartWsdpService
StopWsdpService
SvchostPushServiceGlobals
TransmitFile
WSARecvEx
WSPStartup

mswsock.dll

Proveedor de servicios de Microsoft Windows Sockets 2.0 by Microsoft

Remove mswsock.dll
Version:   5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)
MD5:   10558fed65aaa5dc95125e069ae65036
SHA1:   40860a3b0665f2cb305772936ac1ac97721f6f47
SHA256:   e6b5818ca632ba6c0713754eb37a649360be5e848c468109e31db420fe534959
This is a Windows system installed file with Windows File Protection (WFP) enabled.

Overview

mswsock.dll is loaded as dynamic link library that runs in the context of a process. This version is installed on Windows XP.

DetailsDetails

File name:mswsock.dll
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Proveedor de servicios de Microsoft Windows Sockets 2.0
Description:Sistema operativo Microsoft® Windows®
Typical file path:C:\Windows\System32\mswsock.dll
File version:5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)
Product version:5.1.2600.2180
Size:242.5 KB (248,320 bytes)
Build date:8/19/2004 4:42 PM
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows Console
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C++
.NET CLR:No
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BehaviorsBehaviors

Hosted services
Runs as a shared service under the Windows svcHost
  • Shared name is 'Nla'
  • Shared name is 'Nla'
  • Shared name is 'Nla'

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Microsoft Windows XP 100.00%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

Spain installs about 66.67% of Proveedor de servicios de Microsoft Windows Sockets 2.0.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
American Megatrends 100.00%
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