What is sockspy.dll? Is sockspy.dll spyware or a virus?
How to fix sockspy.dll related problems?
1. Run Security Task Manager to check your sockspy process
2. Run Windows Repair Tool to repair sockspy.dll related Windows Errors
3. Run MalwareBytes to remove persistent malware
Process name: BitDefender Antivirus Plus
Company: SOFTWIN (bitdefender.com)
This process has a somewhat intimidating name, but it's okay, because this "spy" is one of the good guys: it is a component of the BitDefender antivirus product. The module monitors Internet comings and goings, and reports on any suspected activity that it encounters. It should be considered an essential process if you are using BitDefender to protect your PC from Internet threats.
If you want a detailed security rating about your sockspy.dll (and all other running background processes) read the following user opinions, and download the free trial version of Security Task Manager.
Note: Any malware can be named anything - so you should check where the files of the running processes are located on your disk. If a "non-Microsoft" .exe file is located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder, then there is a high risk for a virus, spyware, trojan or worm infection! Check it out!
Average user rating of sockspy.dll: based on 60 votes. Read also the 46 reviews.
341 users ask for this file. 48 users rated it as not dangerous. 2 users rated it as not so dangerous. 5 users rated it as neutral. 3 users rated it as little bit dangerous. 2 users rated it as dangerous. 2 users didn't rate it ("don't know").
|All comments about sockspy.dll:|
|Component of Bitdefender AntiVirus See also: Link B D|
|BitDefender file See also: Link lektriK|
|File appears in my firewalls (Outpost) component controll after I have installed Bitdefender Professional 7.2 Christian Kastern|
|is a common file for Bitdefender Antivirus, located in your %windir%\system32\sockspy.dll marcel koopman|
|Component of BitDefender Professional Jay2k1|
|Bitdefender antivirus file: monitor for tcp/ip connections See also: Link Apto|
|it belongs to Bitdefender Virus scanner See also: Link sir X|
|It is a part of BitDefender software See also: Link BitDefender User|
|Part of Bitdefender Anti Virus|
|Belong to BitDefender|
|It's a bitdefender file; when updated it reboots the pc; it's necessary to flag "Ask for confirmation before updating" in BitDefender/Update/Settings Claudio|
|Used in the update process of BitDefender Version 8 Mike Kelly|
|BitDefender hooks to intercept Socket API calls for security monitoring purposes Europium|
|Part of Bitdefender 9 Homer|
|Bit defender File|
|Appeared after installing BitDefender v8 Mentos|
|bit defender component user|
|a part of BitDefender's component, the firewall|
|Left over after BitDefender uninstalled WinXalot|
|this file is a part of BitDefender AntiVirus + AntiSpyware version 9.5 and it is not dangerous at all. join the link for more info: http://www.BDforum.at.tt See also: Link Paul Johnson|
|Softwin BitDefender antivirus use this file to detect spywares read more on www.BDforum.at.tt See also: Link|
|Component of BitDefender AV. See also: Link Dave|
|Essential part of BitDefender Antivirus (Stupid Norton AV detects it too) See also: Link KGBspy|
|Installed by BitDefender.|
|Bitdefender 9 component|
|BitDefender hooks to intercept Socket API calls for security monitoring purposes pays attention...|
|needed for bitdefender to load and monitor for malware|
|I wish that Windows Defender would recognise it as a valid BitDefender dll GaryP|
|sockspy.dll is part of bitdefender antivirus so it won't go while bitdefender is installed and running.Especially useful for an antivirus or a windows skinning tool Okan|
|is part from Bitdefender 9 (is the best tool by white hat hackers) See also: Link Pirate|
|BitDefender 9 file|
|It came from my BitDefender Ineternet Security 10 Yossi|
|Part of Bitdefender 9 Gerardo|
|Installed by BitDefender 9 Pro Plus See also: Link Ranxerox|
|I have it, but only after installing BD 9.0 DRG|
|Part of Bit Defender Firewall Araxis|
|It cause error in my IE whenever i try to watch streaming TV. I rename it and all ok. Kinda stupid solution but it work.. i am waiting BitDef to reply my query regarding this problem. jerry|
|BitDefender Firewall component zhaozhixin|
|BitDefender: Attaches to network socket for monitoring, related to firewall and spyware monitoring Adrenalynn|
|BitDefender system file|
|Part of Bitdefender 10 Alex|
|HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows\Appinit_Dlls - Microsoft bay many packets of BitDefender from See also: Link carocipra|
|Part of Softwin BitDefender Antivirus Plus v10 build 247, firewall component SoN|
|without sockspy.dll will Bitdefender not update, but the name scare me at the beginning! its was rekognized after install bit defender Mad|
|A BitDefender system file which monitors active TCP/IP connections. After BitDefender is removed, it remains in the Windows\System32 directory, making it always load. To remove the error, delete the registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows\AppInit_DLLs Francis Panganiban|
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