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secli.dll netlogon.dll eventlog.dll

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#1 ashmash132


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Posted 19 November 2009 - 04:06 AM

Hello to all of you.

I wish to know the importance of the following windows system files.

1. secli.dll
2. netlogn.dll
3. eventlog.dll

I have seen many a times while the forum guys are helping people in removing the virus/malware etc they are interested in the location of above files. Are they very crucial to the system?

For providing the above information, I am thankful to all of you.

With kind regards.

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Posted 19 November 2009 - 08:12 AM

Presumably you meant: SCECLI.dll, not secli.dll.

Googling all three files, seems to indicate that they are all legitimate Windows files.

Check the properties of each file in Windows\System32 for confirmation.

I don't generally delete files which have presumably been installed by the OS.

This is what appears in my Windows\System32:

All 3 files dated 14.4.2008

(modified the 29.8.2002 files, on installation of SP3)

1. scecli.dll

Windows Security Configuration Editor Client Engine


2. netlogn.dll

Net Logon Services DLL


3. eventlog.dll

Event logging service


Edited by petewills , 19 November 2009 - 09:34 AM.

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Posted 19 November 2009 - 03:27 PM

The reason why people are interested in these files is that some malware likes to disguise itself using these filenames.
The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who haven't got it.

—George Bernard Shaw

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