What is RazaWebHook32.dll?

RazaWebHook32.dll is a browser extension for Internet Explorer. This add-on enables several additional functions for Internet Explorer. You can disable it through the Extras menu (key combination Alt + X) under Manage Add-ons. The following paragraph provides more information about Shareaza Web Download Hook.

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RazaWebHook32.dll file information

The process known as Shareaza Web Download Hook or GnutellaTurbo Web Download Hook or Sharetastic Web Download Hook or ShareZilla Web Download Hook belongs to software Shareaza or Gnutella Turbo or Sharetastic or ShareZilla or BitTorrent by Shareaza Development Team ( or Pro-sharing or Sharezillas or Goforsharing.

Description: RazaWebHook32.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The RazaWebHook32.dll file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files (x86)" or sometimes in a subfolder of the user's profile folder (generally C:\Program Files (x86)\Shareaza\). Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 84,992 bytes (47% of all occurrences), 81,408 bytes and 9 more variants. 
This .dll file is a Browser Helper Object (BHO) that runs automatically every time you start your web browser. BHOs are not stopped by personal firewalls, because they are identified by the firewall as part of the browser itself. BHOs are often used by adware and spyware. IDs used by this BHO include 0EEDB912-C5FA-486F-8334-57288578C627. The program is not visible. RazaWebHook32.dll is able to change the behavior of, or monitor Internet Explorer. The service has no detailed description. The file is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 65% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If problems with Shareaza or Gnutella Turbo occur, you can also ask for help from Support [1][2], update the program to the latest version or uninstall the software using the Uninstall a Program function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Uninstall a Program).

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as RazaWebHook32.dll, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the RazaWebHook32.dll process on your PC to see if it is a threat. If Shareaza Web Download Hook has changed your browser's search engine and start page, you can recover your browser's default settings as follows:

Reset default browser settings for Internet-Explorer ▾
  1. In Internet Explorer, press the key combination Alt + X to open the Tools menu.
  2. Click Internet options.
  3. Click the Advanced tab.
  4. Click the Reset... button.
  5. Enable the Delete personal settings option.
This will reset your Internet Explorer to its default settings. Your browser will start with the familiar start page and search engine—without popups, ads, cookies, but all browser add-ons are deleted too [1]. Make cleaning up your browser and your computer simpler and safer with Security Task Manager.


User Comments

It's a P2P program and allows for people to connect and share like files. It's advisable to run it through a firewall and open whatever port you want it to use, preferably a high numbered port.
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Summary: Average user rating of RazaWebHook32.dll: based on 3 votes with 1 user comment. One user thinks RazaWebHook32.dll is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving RazaWebHook32 issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: ASecurity Task Manager examines the active RazaWebHook32 process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known Banti-malware tool tells you if the RazaWebHook32.dll on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

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