What is vsocklib.dll?

vsocklib.dll is part of VMware Tools and developed by VMware, Inc. according to the vsocklib.dll version information.

vsocklib.dll's description is "VSockets Library"

vsocklib.dll is digitally signed by VMware, Inc..

vsocklib.dll is usually located in the 'C:\Windows\system32\' folder.

None of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal reports anything malicious about vsocklib.dll.

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on vsocklib.dll:

PropertyValue
Product nameVMware Tools
Company nameVMware, Inc.
File descriptionVSockets Library
Internal namevsocklib
Original filenamevsocklib.DLL
Legal copyrightCopyright ? 1998-2017 VMware, Inc.
Product version10.2.0 build-6834300
File version9.8.10.0

Here's a screenshot of the file properties when displayed by Windows Explorer:

Product nameVMware Tools
Company nameVMware, Inc.
File descriptionVSockets Library
Internal namevsocklib
Original filenamevsocklib.DLL
Legal copyrightCopyright ? 1998-2017 VMware, Inc.
Product version10.2.0 build-6834300
File version9.8.10.0

Digital signatures [?]

vsocklib.dll has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameVMware, Inc.
Certificate issuer nameVeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA
Certificate serial number59040957f20843302ba52aa1f6abceef

VirusTotal report

None of the 66 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the vsocklib.dll file.

None of the 66 anti-virus programs detected the vsocklib.dll file.

Other files also named vsocklib.dll

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Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD57d2697c50569c0d670a50df5ca7e96a2
SHA256af8c32d47968944fa0d57ef7ba4b8921e3d884b97fc6945eba191ba40381e836

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