What is afd.sys?

afd.sys is a DLL file which is responsible for component Ancillary Function Driver for WinSock in Windows systems like Windows 7 Professional Edition 64-bit. It was created on 7/13/2009 4:21:45 PM, the size is 500224 bytes and its version is 6.1.7600.16385.

afd.sys can be infected by virus Virus:DOS/Dark_Avenger_1803.A.dr which spreads through social network My Opera to download and install malware Office Cyber Alert (4 - User License) on the affected machines.

Once infected, the file path of afd.sys will be re-set as:
C:\WINDOWS\winsxs\amd64_microsoft-windows-winsock-core_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.16385_none_33dd3439781e25f7\

And the software like PC game Pharaoh, Web browser Mozilla 1.9.2.23 or antivirus Symantec Client Management Suite can't start up, along with error message:
afd.sys is missing or was not found.

When you restart your computer, you would receive afd.sys blue screen of death (BSOD), along with stop error code:
0X8821876


How to fix afd.sys error?

afd.sys error can be easily fixed by afd.sys file repair tool DLL Suite:
1. Download, install and run DLL Suite
2. Click Start Scan to check afd.sys errors
3. Click Fix ALL to repair afd.sys problem


How to download afd.sys file for free?

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