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Unknown file in Winsock LSP

Problem Description:

When you do a HiJack This scan you have an entry with:

O10 - Unknown file in Winsock LSP: c:\windows\system32\nwprovau.dll



Cause of the Problem:

The file nwprovau.dll is a normal file and can appear in this list if you ever had Novell netware installed, or the generic Microsoft netware client installed.



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Resolution/Fix:

Normally this is not an issue. Simply check the file to make sure it has similair information to the following:

Description: Client Service for NetWare Provider and Authentication Package DLL
File Version: 5.1.2600.3015

If the values are similair to these it should be ok.

Keep in mind that these may be different slightly if you are on Windows 2000, Vista, 98, 95, or ME.

 





Related Programs and Devices:
Windows XP , Windows 2000 , Windows Vista , Netware , HiJack This

Last Updated: 03/07/2008 01:44 PM

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