What is the RazaWebHook.dll component needed for?Simply stated, a DLL file is an unnamed executable file. It cannot be directly invoked, but it can be called by any executable Windows program.
The RazaWebHook.dll process is also known as Shareaza Web Download Hook and is a part of Shareaza or, as the case may be, Morpheus Music. This software is produced by Shareaza Pty. (www.shareaza.com) or, as the case may be, Devhancer. An obsolete or defective version of RazaWebHook.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Shareaza Web Download Hook has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Shareaza Web Download Hook has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- RazaWebHook.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module RazaWebHook.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about RazaWebHook.dll Shareaza Web Download Hook
RazaWebHook.dll is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file RazaWebHook.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
The file size is 49,152 bytes.
This DLL file is a browser plug-in. This could mean that your Internet Explorer has been given additional useful capabilities. However, not all such plug-ins are worthwhile. Some just display advertisements or surreptitiously change your browser settings. The unique identifer of the browser plug-in is 0EEDB912-C5FA-486F-8334-57288578C627 or, as the case may be, 57E8CB3A-36CE-4a0c-BE27-95E1196372CC. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. As a plug-in of Windows Internet Explorer, this file has the ability to look over your shoulder as you browse the Web. For this service - unlike Windows' own system services - there is no good description available. It was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. For this reason, 67% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves RazaWebHook.dll. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about RazaWebHook?
|I think it's spyware |
|Simply hooks up to Internet Explorer to manage your downloads. It does NOT record any personal details/etc about you or your computer. |
|Used by Shareaza to catch from the web browser targets in magnet links, ed2k links, .torrent files, and depending on a user's configuration of Shareaza, other downloads |
|Simply hooks up to Internet Explorer to manage your downloads. It does NOT record any personal details/etc about you or your computer. Siehe auch: Link |
|used by Shareaza |
|spyware. hooks are never good things. never had it previously. and i delete razaformat from regedit and it comes back instantly. |
|nada...it appears when downloading some things off the web. |
Summary: 4 users judge RazaWebHook.dll to be an essential file that should not be touched. However, one user considers this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, one user has already deleted RazaWebHook.dll. source: file.net
How to uninstall Shareaza or Morpheus Music
To remove Shareaza Web Download Hook from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for Shareaza or Morpheus Music in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if RazaWebHook.dll (Shareaza Web Download Hook) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of Shareaza Web Download Hook. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Shareaza Web Download Hook or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or RazaWebHook.dll is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.