The file w2kmgdll.dll is a component of the Compaq NIC (Network Interface Controllers) Agents created by Compaq, now a brand of Hewlett-Packard.  The purpose of the Compaq Agents is basically to facilitate network communication.  Unfortunately, because these agents can be used for network connections, some malicious programs take advantage of them and hide their own code inside files of the same name.

If you are getting an error with this file, you should run your antivirus and antispyware software to check for any infections on your computer.  We recommend a free SpyZooka scan to check for spyware.  If your system is safe, then this is a legitimate file that needs to be fixed for your network connections to work properly.  You should clean your registry to fix the issue.

Every file installed on your computer has an entry in the Windows registry that tells Windows how to find and use that file, and which programs need it to run.  Errors sometimes creep into the registry during regular use and need to be cleaned up.

ZookaWare PC Cleaner cleans up those errors for you.  ZookaWare PC Cleaner scans through the thousands of registry entries to find and fix any mistakes.  Try a free ZookaWare PC Cleaner scan now to see if your registry needs to be cleaned.

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