What is the RocketDock.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 RocketDock.dll process is also known as Rocket Dock (Version 1.3.5, 1.3.0, 1.3.4) and is a part of Pack Vista Inspirat (Version 2) or, as the case may be, Racy Skin Pack (Version 1.0-X64). This software is produced by Punk Software (punklabs.com). An obsolete or defective version of RocketDock.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Rocket Dock has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Rocket Dock 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)
- RocketDock.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module RocketDock.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about RocketDock.dll Rocket Dock
RocketDock.dll is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file RocketDock.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subdirectory of C:\Windows or, as the case may be, in a subdirectory of C:\ or, as the case may be, in in a subdirectory of the "My Documents" folder or, as the case may be, in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 69,632 bytes (99% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 53,248 bytes.
This so-called dynamic link library (DLL) contains all the functions that have been transferred to a separate file. These transferred functions are available not only to this particular program, but can also be used by other applications. This file contains no information about the producer or the version. The file also can also affect other applications by changing their properties. Such manipulation can cause an application to do things other than what it is intended to do. This RocketDock.dll process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. For this service - unlike Windows' own system services - there is no good description available. This file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. You can use Windows Control Panel (Programs icon) to completely remove the software. RocketDock.dll is capable of log keyboard entries. For this reason, 70% 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 RocketDock.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 RocketDock?
|Desktop Addon |
|sidebar widget (further information...) |
|it a dock for windows in mac fashion it uses nearly no resources when not in use but when u mouse over it resources soar i like it though |
|Is part of RocketDock SW (further information...) |
|Comes with RocketDock program. Not dangerous. (further information...) |
Summary: 24 users judge RocketDock.dll to be an essential file that should not be touched. One user considers it harmless. However, one user considers this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. source: file.net
How to uninstall Pack Vista Inspirat or Racy Skin Pack
To remove Rocket Dock 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 Pack Vista Inspirat or Racy Skin Pack in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if RocketDock.dll (Rocket Dock) 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 Rocket Dock. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Rocket Dock 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 RocketDock.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.