Windows Tutorials - Herong's Tutorial Examples - Version 5.62, by Dr. Herong Yang
mswsock.dll - Microsoft Windows Sockets 2.0 Service Provider
This section provides basic information about mswsock.dll - Microsoft Windows Sockets 2.0 Service Provider.
mswsock.dll is the DLL (Dynamic Link Library) file that implements the Winsock 2 SPI (Service Provider Interface) as the Basic Server Provider in the Winsock 2 SPI architecture as described in the previous section.
Since mswsock.dll is a very important file for Windows networking functions. I want to write down its properties here so that I can verify them later for any spyware infections.
Name: mswsock.dll Location: C:\WINDOWS\system32 Size: 239 KB (245,248 bytes) Modified: Wednesday, August 04, 2004, 3:00:00 AM File version: 5.1.2600.2180 Description: Microsoft Windows Sockets 2.0 Service Provider Company: Microsoft Corporation
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